Dossett on Rice: Why Bullish? Look Closely at China and India Stocks

🕔Jun 21, 2019Thai rice prices continue to climb, rising $3 this week.  The Bangkok Post reports that China controls as much as 120 MM tons of old rice. The Post article also […]

Dossett on Rice: July Futures Continue Correction – Still Looking for a Rally

🕔May 18, 2018Cash Market Prices in India and Thailand are rock solid.  Thailand was down $1.00; India was steady all week.  There is still good business from tenders let by Malaysia, Philippines […]

Rice: Iraq Makes First Time Purchase of U.S. Rice – 30,000 MT Long Grain

🕔May 30, 2017With help from a last minute, full-court press by USA Rice involving Congress, the U.S. Embassy, and high-level State Department and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials, Iraq made its […]

Rice Production Update: Combines are Rolling with Improved Weather

🕔Sep 5, 2016Missouri Bootheel and NE Arkansas Rice harvest in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri has begun in most of the region.  Varieties and hybrids alike are battling areas with sprouted rice.  […]

Way on Texas Rice: Planthoppers and Some Disease; Texas Rice Festival Success

🕔Oct 24, 2015October has been very dry in the Texas Rice Belt which has been good for rice harvest. However, yield and acreage are down this year in Texas because of our […]

Rice Update: Slow Week, Second Crop Looking Good

🕔Oct 24, 2015The futures market took a major nosedive with the nearby November contract trading significantly down to post losses at the end of the week. The nearby November contract opened the […]

Rice Market Waits for Final Details of Trans-Pacific Partnership

🕔Oct 24, 2015Rice producers are anxiously awaiting release of the final Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) texts to review provisions affecting market access for U.S. rice exports.  Recent reports noted that the final texts […]

Rice Crop: Better Weather Has Helped Planting, Except in Texas Where it’s Wetter

🕔May 15, 2015The Texas crop has reverted to wet conditions over the course of the week and at this late date has caused growers to be unable to finish field work and plant […]

Rice Crop: Growers Pushing Hard to Plant – And Re-Plant

🕔May 8, 2015TEXAS Domestically, Texas has continued to dry over the week allowing some much needed fieldwork to be accomplished and additional acres planted.  With more rain in the forecast and deadlines […]

USDA Perspective Plantings: Rough Rice Up 26%

🕔Mar 31, 2015U.S. rough rice stocks in all positions on March 1, 2015, totaled 112 million hundredweight (cwt), up 26 percent from the total on March 1, 2014. Stocks held on farms […]

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