Rice Market: Export Sales Volume Down; Ratoon Growers Watching Weather

🕔Oct 19, 2018The rice export sales volume for the week was off almost 60% compared to last week’s net sales. This on again, off again or hand to mouth buying is normal given […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast at 218.8 Mln Cwt

🕔Oct 19, 2018The only supply-side revision this month to the U.S. 2018/19 rice balance sheet was a 0.7-million cwt reduction in the production forecast to 218.8 million cwt, a result of a […]

Rice Market: Near Term Outlook Has Positive Scenarios

🕔Oct 12, 2018The rice industry continues to move along with even more news to digest since the last report. The weekly export sales report indicated another boost in net sales nearing a total […]

Global Markets: Rice – Brazil Reasserts Role as Top South American Exporter

🕔Oct 12, 2018Brazil is the top Western Hemisphere rice producer and consumer. It is also a significant import market, and in fact a net importer as recently as 2016 and 2017. However, […]

Rice Webinar: Larger Supplies, More Competitive Prices, Record Global Trade – Sept. 27

🕔Sep 25, 2018Join us on September 27 at 3 p.m. for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar.  Dr. Nathan Childs will analyze the most current USDA forecasts for both the U.S. and […]

Rice Market: Buyers and Sellers Playing Tug of War

🕔Sep 14, 2018It has been a soggy week in the rice industry with most of the U.S. regions reporting saturated fields which has impeded harvest in some areas and second crop development […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Raised 4%

🕔Sep 14, 2018There were several revisions this month to the U.S. 2018/19 rice balance sheet. On the supply side, beginning stocks were decreased 5.4 million cwt to 29.4 million cwt based on […]

Global Markets: Rice – Venezuelan Purchases Up, Mostly Sourced from Brazil

🕔Sep 12, 2018In the first seven months of 2018, Venezuela has imported more rice than all of 2017. Purchases were particularly large ahead of the May 2018 elections. The suppliers to Venezuela […]

Rice Market: Strong Exports, Increase in Cash Bids

🕔Aug 31, 2018The rice industry continues to move forward as harvest begins to conclude along the Gulf Coast and gets well underway in the Delta. Export sales for the week posted strong number […]

Webinar: Rice Situation, Outlook, Stocks – Aug. 30

🕔Aug 27, 2018At 3 p.m. CST on August 30 the University of Arkansas will be hosting the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar.  Dr. Nathan Childs and Eugene Young will present back-to-back during […]

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