Rice: Exports to Colombia Exceeded 2020 Expectations, See Rocky Start in 2021 Mar 5, 2021

🕔Mar 5, 2021
U.S. rice imports here have been growing for many years. The 2012 U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) ushered in a tariff rate quota (TRQ) of duty-free U.S. rice which positioned Colombia […]

Rice Market Update: Rough Rice Export Sales Providing Support Mar 5, 2021

🕔Mar 5, 2021
The lack of export activity is catching up to the cash market where spot prices throughout the delta are unchanged or showing further signs of softening. Demand for paddy is considered […]

Rice Market Update: Export Demand Expected to Improve Later in 2021 Feb 26, 2021

🕔Feb 26, 2021
After several weeks of the cash market trading sideways, it looks like slower export demand and domestic use has finally caught up. Rice prices soften in each state, albeit by minimal […]

Arkansas: Finalizing Crop Insurance Decisions for 2021 Feb 25, 2021

🕔Feb 25, 2021
The USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds growers the deadline to purchase crop insurance for spring planted crops in Arkansas is February 28, 2021. The crop insurance base prices for […]

Arkansas: Projected Price Loss Coverage Payment Rates for 2020 Feb 25, 2021

🕔Feb 25, 2021
The expected PLC payments for the 2020 marketing year are listed in Table 1.  PLC payments are triggered when the Marketing Year Average Price (MYA Price) is less than a […]

Rice: Severe Winter Weather Impacts Milling Feb 23, 2021

🕔Feb 23, 2021
The rice industry was reeling from severe weather in 2020 – the most named hurricanes to hit the U.S. ever and devastating wildfires out west. Optimists felt the new year would […]

Texas Researchers Receive Grant to Help Control Fall Armyworm Feb 17, 2021

🕔Feb 17, 2021
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have declared war on the fall armyworm. Greg Sword, Ph.D., Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Entomology professor, has received $499,000 to determine […]

Global Markets: Rice – India to Supply Rising Parboiled Import Demand Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
During 2020, India dominated parboiled rice trade and is expected to expand further in 2021 as demand rises. India is currently the largest parboiled rice supplier, followed by Thailand. In […]

Global Markets: Grains – High Corn Prices Spur Record Chinese Feed Use Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
With record corn imports forecast this month at 24.0 million tons for 2020/21, China’s demand for feedstuffs continues to rise as its swine herd recovers from African swine fever. High […]

Rice Market Update: Corn, Soybeans Compete for Acres Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
Cash Market The market in Texas remains firm and steady on supply scarcity. Growers in both Texas and Louisiana are already looking to new crop as the two states begin […]

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