World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged

🕔Apr 17, 2019The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

Rice: Louisiana Legislature Addresses Market Pretenders

🕔Apr 17, 2019On Tuesday, the Louisiana Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development met to discuss and hear testimony on an important piece of legislation to be considered for the […]

Rice: Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic

🕔Apr 17, 2019Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption. Now, researchers reporting in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology have found […]

Structurally Deficient Bridges: How Long to Fix All the Bad Ones? 80 Years – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2019The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) said in their sixth Annual Bridge Report that there are over 47,000 structurally deficient bridges in the U.S., and cars, trucks and […]

USDA Weekly Crop Progress – April 14 Report – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2019U.S. corn planting slipped behind the five-year average pace and spring wheat planting fell further behind average last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. For […]

Rural Broadband: $20Bln FCC Fund to Increase Access Plus 5G Expansion – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2019The Trump administration is preparing to boost high-speed mobile data considered next generation, or 5G, as well as roll out a $20 billion fund to increase rural broadband access. The […]

Webinar Recording Available: U.S. Rice Exports Free Trade – Fair Trade

🕔Apr 16, 2019During last week’s webinar, Riceland Foods, Inc. Senior Vice President Terry Harris drew on his 43-years of experience in the global rice industry and discussed the challenges the U.S. rice […]

Worker Protection: 5 Steps to Ensure Proper Respirator Compliance

🕔Apr 16, 2019Under the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) as revised in 2015, there are specific requirements for handlers when pesticide labels require the use of a respirator. Handlers are employees, owners, and family members who apply, load, unload, rinse […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Wet Week Limits Planting

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin Lawson, Faulkner County “Row crop planting should start next week in […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Storm Damage, Rain Delays

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Severe weather which included hail, radar indicated […]

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