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Rice Update: Harvest Pressure Slows Market, Long Term Outlook Remains Positive

Rice Update: Harvest Pressure Slows Market, Long Term Outlook Remains Positive

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Another week has passed in the rice industry with very little movement in most areas of the market. The weekly export sales report has improved slightly over last week’s volume but the significant tonnage that will impact the market has yet

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Rice Update: Farmers and Buyers Playing Price Tug O’ War

Rice Update: Farmers and Buyers Playing Price Tug O’ War

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The rice industry has had another interesting week as the market begins to slow down and the factors impacting the new crop become even more apparent. This week’s export sales report showed modest volume gains over the previous report, however

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Rice Update: Strong Case for Better Price Scenario

Rice Update: Strong Case for Better Price Scenario

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 22, 2017

The rice industry continues to work its way through a complex maze of market and production factors this week as the market fundamentals seem to be firming up while the actual production estimates remain in limbo.  Overseas markets, specifically Asia,

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Rice Update: USDA Drops Ending Stocks to 10-Year Low

Rice Update: USDA Drops Ending Stocks to 10-Year Low

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 15, 2017

It has continued to be interesting times in the rice world over the past week as growers in Texas cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the monthly WASDE report was issued causing market impacts within the market. On

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Rice Update: Disappointing Exports and Volatile Market Activity

Rice Update: Disappointing Exports and Volatile Market Activity

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 8, 2017

The past few weeks have been very active in the rice industry and not necessarily in a good way. The weather event generated by Hurricane Harvey, in conjunction with the normal harvest time pressures, has radically changed the overall state

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Rice Update: Awaiting Damage Assessments

Rice Update: Awaiting Damage Assessments

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 1, 2017

With Irma huffing across the Atlantic as a Cat 3 hurricane, and the death and damage totals from Harvey rising by the hour, the rice market is basically stalled awaiting some clarifications. Roughly 15% of the Texas crop and 20%

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Rice Update: Harvey Expected to Flood TX, LA Coastlines; U.S. Prices Expected to Remain Firm

Rice Update: Harvey Expected to Flood TX, LA Coastlines; U.S. Prices Expected to Remain Firm

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Farmers scrambled all week to get their rice cut and prepare for what is expected to be major rain and a storm surge event as Hurricane Harvey approaches the Texas coastline. Due to make landfall Friday afternoon, rainfall totals have

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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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Rice Update: Market in ‘Wait and See’ Mode as Harvest Nears

Rice Update: Market in ‘Wait and See’ Mode as Harvest Nears

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Jul 7, 2017

This week the market remains in what is described as a wait and see mode from the farmers. While bids of $11.50 cwt in the south and $5.00 bu further north are indicated from the buyers, there is a resistance

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Rice Update: New Rice Crop Acreage a Big Question Mark​

Rice Update: New Rice Crop Acreage a Big Question Mark​

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Weather has become less of a concern in rice country as the conditions across the U.S. rice growing region have improved significantly since the last report.  From a grower’s perspective, marketing conditions have made notable inroads as well.  Much has

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