Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019The Louisiana Rice Research Board has given $1 million to fund an academic chair dedicated for rice research in the LSU AgCenter. The presentation was made on Jan. 9 at […]

Rice: Louisiana Crop Consultant Receives USA Rice Award Dec 7, 2018

🕔Dec 7, 2018Crop consultant Earl Garber, of Basile, Louisiana, was honored with the Rice Industry Award at the USA Rice Outlook Conference Dec. 6. Garber has farmed rice and sweet potatoes, worked […]

USA Rice Wants GM Rice from China to Stay There Jan 30, 2018

🕔Jan 30, 2018Last week, Chinese news agencies excitedly reported on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granting approval to an experimental genetically modified rice strain, Huahui-1. USA Rice does not share […]

USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward Jan 11, 2018

🕔Jan 11, 2018Leadership from the USA Rice International Promotion Committee and the USA Rice Council met in Toronto this week to examine the current export picture for U.S.-grown rice and discuss future […]

Rice Market: Underreporting of Exports Cause for Concern Dec 5, 2017

🕔Dec 5, 2017In a recent meeting with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA Rice members heard an update on export sales reporting – a federal requirement for exporters of specific commodities, including […]

Rice Market: Iraq Makes Huge Purchase from U.S. Under Memorandum of Understanding Nov 16, 2017

🕔Nov 16, 2017Six months after the first U.S. rice purchase by Iraq under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two countries, Iraq has awarded a new 90,000 metric ton order for […]

Arkansas Rice Farmer Named 2017 U.S. Sustainable Farmer of the Year Nov 15, 2017

🕔Nov 15, 2017Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture last night announced the recipients of its inaugural 2017 Sustainability Leadership Awards and Arkansas rice farmer Jennifer James was named 2017 Farmer […]

Cuba: Treasury and State Departments Tighten Restrictions Nov 8, 2017

🕔Nov 8, 2017The other shoe dropped on U.S.-Cuba relations today when the U.S. Treasury Department released follow-up guidance to President Trump’s June announcement that he would be tightening sanctions and travel restrictions […]

Rice: USA Rice Asks for Govt. Crackdown on Mislabeled Products Oct 17, 2017

🕔Oct 17, 2017It’s only natural for manufacturers, competing for the ever-dwindling attention of consumers, to make product claims to set theirs apart. But a rise in these statements that range from the […]

U.S. Milled Rice Now Permitted into China – Perdue Signs Agreement Jul 20, 2017

🕔Jul 20, 2017U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and China’s Vice Premier Wang Yang have signed a long-stalled phytosanitary protocol that will permit the import of U.S. milled rice into China.  “This is […]

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