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Rice Market: U.S. Exports to UK at 10 Year All-Time High

Rice Market: U.S. Exports to UK at 10 Year All-Time High

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔May 22, 2017

The UK, the largest market for U.S. rice in the EU, has experienced an impressive 207 percent increase in all types of U.S. rice imports during the first 3 months of 2017 (over 10,000 MT valued at $5.4 million).  This

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NAFTA: Rice Industry to Trump – ‘Do No Harm’

NAFTA: Rice Industry to Trump – ‘Do No Harm’

👤By Gil Thompson, USA Rice 🕔May 18, 2017

The Trump Administration today formally notified the U.S. Congress of its intent to enter into negotiations with Mexico and Canada to “modernize” the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA.  A letter from freshly-installed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to

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Rice: U.S. Production Estimates Drastically Reduced

Rice: U.S. Production Estimates Drastically Reduced

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔May 17, 2017

USA Rice’s World Market Price Subcommittee in Washington, D.C. yesterday to review with U.S. Department of Agriculture officials USDA’s first projections of global rice supply and demand statistics for 2017/2018, including world rice stocks, area and production estimates for the

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Louisiana Rice: Planting Delays, Levee Repairs, Yield Loss

Louisiana Rice: Planting Delays, Levee Repairs, Yield Loss

👤By Randy Jemison, USA Rice 🕔May 5, 2017

Wet weather is the theme in the midsouth this week and Louisiana is no exception.  The northern part of the state dodged the bullet this time, but a lot of rice, and other crops – soybeans and crawfish – have

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Missouri Rice: Fields Flooded, Farmers Waiting for Waters to Recede

Missouri Rice: Fields Flooded, Farmers Waiting for Waters to Recede

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔May 4, 2017

Missouri rice country has not been spared by the storm system ravaging the mid-south.  In the past week, this area of the state has received between 6 and 10 inches of rainfall on top of already saturated soil conditions.  Floodways

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Mississippi Delta Research Center: Solving Ag Problems for Over 100 Years

Mississippi Delta Research Center: Solving Ag Problems for Over 100 Years

👤By William Mencer, USA Rice 🕔May 3, 2017

The Delta Research and Extension Center (DREC), located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, is a component of Mississippi State University’s Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine focusing the majority of its attention on research and extension activities

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Rice: Storms Bring Disaster to Arkansas Rice Country

Rice: Storms Bring Disaster to Arkansas Rice Country

👤By Josh Hankins, USA Rice 🕔May 2, 2017

The storms that started Saturday night overflowed rain gauges up and down the Arkansas Delta, and forecasts show another rain event coming through tomorrow to add to the area’s already swollen waterways. Jeff Rutledge, a rice farmer in Jackson County,

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Rice: South Korea Offers 750 Tons of Rice to Food Aid Program

Rice: South Korea Offers 750 Tons of Rice to Food Aid Program

👤By Jim Guinn, USA Rice 🕔May 1, 2017

For the first time in history, South Korean rice will be sent to Southeast Asian developing countries through an international food aid program.  According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, it is the first time any of

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Rice Market: Week of Meetings Reinforces Relationship Between U.S., Mexican Industries

Rice Market: Week of Meetings Reinforces Relationship Between U.S., Mexican Industries

👤By Hugh Maginnis, USA Rice 🕔Apr 28, 2017

A delegation of U.S. rice industry leaders has wrapped up a series of successful meetings in Mexico City with all segments of the Mexican rice industry against the backdrop of heightened tension and uncertainty for the future of the North

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USA Rice, Mexican Rice Council: Leave NAFTA Alone!

USA Rice, Mexican Rice Council: Leave NAFTA Alone!

👤By Hugh Maginnis, USA Rice 🕔Apr 27, 2017

The two national organizations representing their respective rice industries in the United States and Mexico agree that any renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could have serious consequences for the stable and consistent rice trade that has

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