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U.S. Rice Offers Cooking Advantage Over Domestic Taiwanese Varieties

U.S. Rice Offers Cooking Advantage Over Domestic Taiwanese Varieties

👤By Jim Guinn, USA Rice 🕔Aug 15, 2017

At a foodservice seminar held in Taichung, Taiwan, last week, researchers presented results showing U.S. rice varieties have a distinct advantage in cooking yield over domestic varieties. When cooked, both U.S. medium and long grain rice had a higher volume/weight

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Lowered 4.8 Mln Cwt

Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Lowered 4.8 Mln Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

The U.S. 2017/18 U.S. rice crop forecast was lowered 4.8 million cwt to 186.5 million cwt this month. The reduction is based on the first survey-based yield forecast of 2017/18 crop year by NASS. Production in 2017/18 is projected to

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Rice Update: World Supply/Demand Report Gives Optimism to a Difficult Market

Rice Update: World Supply/Demand Report Gives Optimism to a Difficult Market

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Aug 11, 2017

It has been another mundane week in the rice industry from a marketing standpoint.  The only significant news of note was the issuance of the monthly WASDE report by USDA which shed some additional light on the state of the

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Global Markets: Rice – Sri Lanka Imports at Record Levels

Global Markets: Rice – Sri Lanka Imports at Record Levels

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Sri Lanka’s reduction in domestic rice supplies is spurring its return to the global market. Sri Lanka’s recent rice crops have been affected both by untimely flooding and its worst drought in 37 years. Subsequent seed shortages and diminished reservoir

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Global Markets: Grains – Mexico Grows as Grain Importer, Supplied Primarily by U.S.

Global Markets: Grains – Mexico Grows as Grain Importer, Supplied Primarily by U.S.

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Over the past decade, Mexico has expanded its role as a top grain importer, nearly doubling its combined imports of corn, wheat, and rice over this period. Mexico’s imports are now forecast to slightly exceed those of Japan, which for

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WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Lowered Nearly 5 Mln Cwt

WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Lowered Nearly 5 Mln Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Total U.S. rice supplies are lowered 5.0 million cwt from last month due to a smaller crop and a slight reduction in beginning stocks. The 2017/18 U.S. rice production forecast is lowered 4.8 million cwt to 186.5 million based on

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Arkansas: Rice Webinar Recordings Now Available

Arkansas: Rice Webinar Recordings Now Available

👤By Bobby Coats, University of Arkansas Professor of Economics 🕔Aug 1, 2017

In case you missed the most recent webinar on July 27, the recordings of the two segments are now available to view on YouTube. Segment 1 recording: Topic: U.S. Rice Supplies Expected to Tighten in 2017/18; U.S. Prices Projected Higher (45

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Dossett on Rice: Futures Continue to Climb; Market Situation Very Bullish

Dossett on Rice: Futures Continue to Climb; Market Situation Very Bullish

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Jul 28, 2017

Cash Market Indian prices have firmed up. Indian 5% broken parboiled was $403. The Indian government fixed a higher rice procurement target of 37.5 million tons for the year, beginning in October. Monsoon seems to be back on track so

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U.S. Rice Producers Celebrate Chinese Protocol Signing – Commentary

U.S. Rice Producers Celebrate Chinese Protocol Signing – Commentary

👤From the U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Jul 20, 2017

After years of delays, the agreement permitting US rice exports to China has been signed. USDA announced this morning that the protocol was signed yesterday (July 19) during bi-lateral trade meetings being held this week in Washington DC. As we

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U.S. Milled Rice Now Permitted into China – Perdue Signs Agreement

U.S. Milled Rice Now Permitted into China – Perdue Signs Agreement

👤By Bob Cummings, USA Rice 🕔Jul 20, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and China’s Vice Premier Wang Yang have signed a long-stalled phytosanitary protocol that will permit the import of U.S. milled rice into China.  “This is a tremendous leap towards selling U.S. rice in China,” said

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