USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

🕔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: International Rice Leadership Class Spends Week on the Road

🕔Nov 29, 2017Earlier this month, the 2017 International Rice Leadership Class visited several rice production operations, processing facilities, and public and private research stations in Nicaragua and Columbia.  Class members met with senior […]

Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

🕔Aug 18, 2017The government of Colombia has reached an agreement with USDA to allow for expanded market access for U.S. exports of paddy rice. The agreement was announced August 17 by USDA Agriculture […]

Global Markets: Corn – Colombia A Promising Market for U.S. Growers

🕔Aug 11, 2017After Mexico, Colombia is the second-largest market for U.S. corn in the Western Hemisphere. Because Colombia does not produce enough yellow corn domestically, it is heavily reliant on imports to […]

U.S. Rice Allowed Access into Colombia

🕔Jun 22, 2017On June 6, 2017, the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) published “Official Resolution #6705 of 2017” which removed a previous resolution that restricted imported U.S. paddy rice to the port of […]

Rice Market: End in Sight for Colombia’s Restrictions on U.S. Paddy

🕔Apr 13, 2017It’s been a long journey with too many delays, but the government of Colombia looks close to removing longstanding import restrictions on U.S. paddy.  Colombian plant health officials have acknowledged […]

Rice Market: Colombia to Remove Import Restrictions on U.S. Rough Rice

🕔Mar 1, 2017The Colombian government informed the United States in early February that it has begun the process of removing existing restrictions on the import of U.S. paddy rice.  USA Rice was […]

Rice: Colombia to Increase Imports, Origin Unlcear

🕔Feb 9, 2016Last week, USA Rice held high level meetings in Colombia with representatives of Induarroz (National Federation of Industrial Rice), Fedearroz (National Federation of Rice Producers), and the U.S. Department of […]

Rice Industry Maintains Push to Increase Exports

🕔Feb 4, 2016The possibility of exporting rice to China could become reality this year, and work continues to open trade with Cuba, the USA Rice president reported to rice growers at their […]

Rice: Colombia to Ramp Up Imports… But From Where?

🕔Jan 5, 2016Nearly one-third of Colombia’s provinces are in a state of emergency due to extreme drought caused by El Niño, prompting the Colombian government to allow additional rice imports to maintain […]

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