Rice Market Update: Iraq Changes Procurement Procedures Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
Challenges abound in production for the domestic market, and for shipping logistics in the export market. For long grain in the south, non-stop rains and cloudy weather are drowning the rice […]

Mississippi: Questions to Answer After Flooding – Podcast Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
Mississippi State Extension crops specialists spend time talking about potential questions that may arise after the water recedes from the severe flooding experienced in parts of Mississippi in June 2021.  […]

Rice Market: USDA Numbers Slightly Bullish Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
Although the futures market disagreed and closed lower on Thursday, the June WASDE adjustments were somewhat favorable for rice.  The “new crop” or 2021/22 long-grain ending stocks were reduced 2 […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain, Rain, Go Away Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
“At some point it can’t get any wetter, it can only get deeper.”  The South half of Arkansas is feeling that statement this week.  Torrential rains struck areas of east-central […]

Arkansas: Double-Digit Rainfall in Some Areas; Flooding at Critical Time for Wheat Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
By Tuesday morning, the soils Desha County had seen an almost complete reversal of fortune. “A week ago, we were needing the rain,” John Farabough, Desha county agricultural extension agent, […]

Rice Market Update: USDA Reports Notable Bullish Factors Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
The June WASDE report was released by the USDA this week, and there were some notably bullish factors to discuss. First, the carryover stocks of USDA’s number came in at 30.1 […]

WASDE Rice: 2020/21 Trade Revisions Result in Lower U.S. Ending Stocks Jun 10, 2021

🕔Jun 10, 2021
The outlook for 2021/22 U.S. rice this month is for smaller supplies, unchanged domestic use and exports, and reduced ending stocks. All of the 2021/22 changes are the result of […]

Louisiana Rice: Start Scouting Fields for Diseases Jun 9, 2021

🕔Jun 9, 2021
With rice fields finally growing and fields at permanent flood, rice farmers need to be on the lookout for diseases. There are many critical areas in rice production and disease […]

Texas: Eagle Lake Rice Field Day Moves Indoors June 29 Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
The 47th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day is scheduled for 5 p.m. June 29 at the Eagle Lake Community Center, 100 N. Walnut Ave., in Eagle Lake. “We are […]

Rice Market: Narrow Trading Ranges, Declining Volume Jun 7, 2021

🕔Jun 7, 2021
For rice last week was a shortened week of narrow trading ranges and declining volume.  Open interest was leaking steadily out of the old crop July contract and building gradually […]

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