Rice Market: Positive Response to WASDE Report May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Trading last week was focused on Thursday’s supply/demand report from USDA.  The rice market’s reaction to the May WASDE was favorable as new crop futures closed 10 ½ cents higher […]

Rice Market Update: WASDE Report Indicates Complications for Buyers, Sellers May 14, 2022

🕔May 14, 2022
The story continues to be the planting progress in Arkansas—this week showing numbers that are optimistic in the grand scheme at 57% planted, but still 15% behind normal. Rice emerged is […]

Global Markets: Grains – Consumption Exceeds Production, Stocks Tighten May 14, 2022

🕔May 14, 2022
Global corn production is forecast down, driven primarily by a cut in Ukraine and the United States, but China and the European Union are expected to have smaller crops as […]

Rice Market Update: Delta Farmers Playing Catch Up with Planting May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
We have better-than-expected news coming out of Arkansas after last week’s dismal planting report. Fortunately, the largest rice producing state jumped from 14% planted last week to 40% planted this week, […]

Rice Market: Prices Lower Ahead of Next Week’s WASDE May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
Some remarkable headway in Monday’s Crop Progress and a favorable weather outlook offered resistance to rice futures this week.  Traders may also be stepping aside ahead of next week’s May 12 WASDE.  […]

Rice Market: Largely Focused on Midsouth Weather, Production May 2, 2022

🕔May 2, 2022
Rice futures put in another good week with new highs in the September contract.  Trading Thursday touched $17.29 with a close at $17.24.  This is the highest trading for the […]

Rice Market Update: Rain Puts Delta Famers Behind on Planting Apr 30, 2022

🕔Apr 30, 2022
Planting in Arkansas is not going as planned. The weather has been playing an adversarial role this year, preventing typical planting progress. As of April 25th, the USDA Crop Progress report has […]

Rice Market Update: Lack of Iraqi Business a Concern Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
Planting occupies the minds of farmers, as the Arkansas contingent is weighing the pros and cons of medium grain vs. long grain, or even rice vs. corn or soybeans, all […]

Rice Market: New Crop Supported by Slow Planting Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
It has been an interesting week for the September contract.  The week’s 96-cent trading range was captured in Tuesday’s wild session, which included a new contract high of $17 and […]

U.S. Jasmine Rice Proves Popular in Taiwan Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
A USA Rice-funded research report demonstrating the high-quality cooking characteristics of U.S.-grown rice, shared with local importers, has resulted in an uptick in sales of U.S.-grown rice here. The report covered […]

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