Webinar: Assessment of The Cuban Rice Value Chain, July 12

🕔Jul 10, 2018Cuba’s rice industry will be the focus of a webinar on Thursday, July 12, at 3 p.m. Central. Dr. Alvaro Durand-Morat, University of Arkansas economist, will  describe the production, processing and market […]

Farm Bill 2018: Senate Version Passes – No Major Changes – DTN

🕔Jun 29, 2018The Senate passed a new farm bill Thursday with a massive bipartisan vote of 86 to 11, signaling that the Senate Agriculture Committee will be in a strong position in […]

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 […]

Cuba: Treasury and State Departments Tighten Restrictions

🕔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 […]

Cuba After Trump Decision: Both Sides of the Picture – DTN

🕔Jun 21, 2017When I traveled to Cuba last fall, I met American businessman Saul Berenthal. He’s a 70-something man with more energy than a 20-year-old and so much charm he stood out […]

Cuba: Trump Changes Course; Impact on Agriculture is Unclear

🕔Jun 16, 2017For months USA Rice has been warning that some of President Trump’s key economic advisors are decidedly anti-Cuba and could influence the otherwise pro-trade President to take an anti-trade stance […]

Dossett on Rice: Bear Market is Over so Where are Those Bulls?

🕔Apr 6, 2017The rice prices in India have continued to rise as demand is strong. East Asia prices are firm but markets are quiet. There is more flooding in Argentina as the […]

Seed Trade Concerned Over U.S. ‘Border Tax’ Proposal on Mexico – DTN

🕔Feb 1, 2017The American Seed Trade Association does not yet have a position on Republican proposals to establish a border tax on goods coming in from Mexico, but the industry is concerned […]

Cuba: 100+ Ag Groups Ask Removal of Trade Barriers

🕔Jan 16, 2017Last week USA Rice, along with more than 100 state and national agriculture-related organizations and agribusinesses, sent a letter to President-elect Trump and his team asking his administration to prioritize […]

Cuba’s Potential for U.S. Ag Trade is Lost in a Labyrinth of Politics and Policy – DTN

🕔Jan 10, 2017Though a future agriculture commodity market in Cuba holds promise, it will depend on whether the industry can convince the new administration and Congress about the benefits to U.S. farmers […]

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