Rice Update: Avoids Tropical Storm Damage, Harvest Days Away

🕔Jul 19, 2019The rice market doldrums continue as new crop harvest looms on the horizon and the market looks for news to process ahead of the harvest interval. The governmental reports showed a […]

Rice Market: All Eyes on Tropical Storm Barry

🕔Jul 12, 2019It has been an interesting several weeks in the rice industry since the last report as several new pieces of information have materialized that have contributed to the market’s perception […]

Arkansas Rice: Acreage Estimates Still Out Of Sync With Reality

🕔Jun 30, 2019USDA released its June acreage report this week and, given the weather challenges over the spring, the findings for rice were a surprise for many. On one hand it wasn’t […]

Rice Market: All Eyes on Crop Condition, Gulf Harvest a Month Away

🕔Jun 27, 2019The rice market continues to plod forward as very little has changed since the last report and all eyes are focused on the new crop conditions. The export sales report this […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. Production Forecast Lowered 9%

🕔Jun 21, 2019There were several revisions this month to the 2019/20 U.S. rice balance sheet. On the supply side, the production forecast was lowered 9 percent to 198.1 million cwt because of […]

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 […]

Rice Update: Market Waiting on June Acreage Report

🕔Jun 20, 2019Another week has passed in the rice industry and at this point, very little has changed. Fundamentally, the near-term outlook appears to be somewhat mixed with unknown production decreases in the […]

Rice Market: Louisiana Makes Truth in Labeling the Law

🕔Jun 18, 2019With final passage and signature of SB152 – Truth in Labeling, Louisiana has made it official and joins the growing list of states protecting consumers from mislabeling of products and demanding […]

Arkansas Rice: More Real-Time Numbers Filter Into USDA Reports

🕔Jun 15, 2019The big news this week came from USDA’s supply/demand report released on Tuesday. Judging by the muted reaction, CBOT rice futures had been “pricing-in” the June WASDE for the last […]

Rice Market: Fundamentals Strengthen, Prices Slow to Respond

🕔Jun 13, 2019It has been several weeks since the previous report and the fundamentals underlying the rice trade have strengthened significantly, even though price has been slow to respond. The export sales report […]

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