Rice Industry Financial Situation Highlighted During House Ag Hearing Mar 17, 2022

    🕔Mar 17, 2022
    The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing Wednesday focused on climate change and the upcoming 2023 Farm Bill. During the hearing, several Members highlighted the formidable economic situation on American farms […]

    EPA Announces Waters of the U.S. Rule Repeal Sep 12, 2019

    🕔Sep 12, 2019
    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced long-awaited plans to repeal the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule that extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands through the […]

    Louisiana: Row Rice Gains Interest in Northeast Parishes Feb 19, 2019

    🕔Feb 19, 2019
    Rice farmers in northeast Louisiana heard advice from LSU AgCenter scientists about growing their 2019 crop at a meeting in Rayville on Feb. 14. They also heard some potentially good […]

    Farm Bill Moves to House Floor This Week, Will It Pass? May 14, 2018

    🕔May 14, 2018
    House Republican Leadership is expected to bring their version of 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, to the House floor this week for debate and a vote, but the bill’s fate […]

    Tax Reform: New Bill Offers Ag Incentives, but Is It All Good? Nov 7, 2017

    🕔Nov 7, 2017
    Last Thursday Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced a huge tax reform bill he says will simplify the tax code, lower individual rates, […]

    Hurricane Damage: FDA Clarifies Rules for Accepting Human or Animal Food Crops Sep 14, 2017

    🕔Sep 14, 2017
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a statement this afternoon to provide much needed guidance for farmers whose crops are in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Under […]

    Rice Crop 2016: Margin Protection Insurance Moves Forward Nov 12, 2015

    🕔Nov 12, 2015
    Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture rolled out Margin Protection, a “next generation” crop insurance product available to rice producers in select counties in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and […]


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