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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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Rice Update: Uncertainty in Extent of Flood Damage Keeps Market on Its Toes

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Jun 2, 2017

For the third week in a row the weather continues to dominate the fundamentals in the rice market’s pricing complex.  Uncertainty arising from the amount of damage from the flooding in the Upper Delta region has kept the market on

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Rice Update: Weather Becoming Less Influential as Flood Losses Become More Apparent

Rice Update: Weather Becoming Less Influential as Flood Losses Become More Apparent

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔May 26, 2017

The rice market has continued to thrive under the current conditions, although many growers in farm country are not able to say the same.  Weather is still the underlying force influencing the market at this time but in some areas

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Rice Update: Acres Down Due to Price and Flooding

Rice Update: Acres Down Due to Price and Flooding

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔May 19, 2017

The rice market has been somewhat quieter this week as growers along the Upper Delta are beginning to assess the damage from the flooding and all of the attention has been focused in that area.  On balance, it has been

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Rice Update: Flooding Brings Volatility to Market, WASDE Releases Bullish Report

Rice Update: Flooding Brings Volatility to Market, WASDE Releases Bullish Report

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

The rice industry has had another active week as conditions remain questionable throughout parts of the U.S. rice growing region and the weather market persists.  In the domestic market, very little has happened from a cash pricing standpoint as most

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Rice Update: Widespread Flooding Expected to Have Major Impact on 2017 Crop

Rice Update: Widespread Flooding Expected to Have Major Impact on 2017 Crop

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔May 5, 2017

It has been a fast-paced week for the rice industry with the onset of a weather market across most of the rice growing region as well as the firming up of other trade related factors. The biggest news of the

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Rice Update: Free for All for Old Crop Based on Local Supply & Demand

Rice Update: Free for All for Old Crop Based on Local Supply & Demand

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Apr 28, 2017

The past week has been very interesting in the rice market for many reasons.  While many indications suggest some firming or strengthening in the market, a few indicators have suggested quite the opposite effect.  The domestic cash market has firmed

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Rice Update: Farmers Cautiously Optimistic Ahead of ‘Real’ WASDE Numbers

👤From the Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Apr 10, 2017

The rice industry has continued to ride the surge of last week’s gains with generally positive indicators in most sectors being reported since the last report. Asian pricing for the week posted modest price increases over last weeks’ values. The

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