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 […]

Rice Market: International Promotion Funding Tops $5Mln in 2019 Feb 11, 2019

🕔Feb 11, 2019
The 2019 Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) allocations were announced late last week and USA Rice received more than $4 million, close to $25,000 more than […]

Rice Market: Concerns for U.S. Exports Following Brexit Vote Jan 16, 2019

🕔Jan 16, 2019
The United Kingdom is hurtling towards the Brexit deadline of March 29 with severed brakes, and yesterday Parliament tossed the steering wheel out the window, strengthening the European Union’s hand, […]

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

🕔Jan 11, 2019
The 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, 2018
Crop 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, 2018
Last 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, 2018
Leadership 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, 2017
In 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, 2017
Six 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, 2017
Field 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 […]

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