Rice Market: WASDE Neutral for Old Crop, Bearish for New May 17, 2021

🕔May 17, 2021
In step with the other CBOT grains, rice futures turned sharply lower Thursday.  News that barge traffic on the Mississippi river could be shut down for a while was largely […]

Rice Market Update: Small Gains Despite Lackluster Sales May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
The cash market improved slightly this week as prices in the upper delta saw small gains. Meanwhile, cash prices in Texas and Louisiana continue to be stagnant and seem to be […]

Rice Market Update: Prices Unaffected by Weak Long-Grain Export Demand Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
According to the USDA, rice planted in Arkansas was at 44% complete as of April 25th, which is about 12% behind the normal pace. The other delta states are generally behind […]

Rice Market: Corn, Soy Strength Provide Spillover Support Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
September rice futures continued higher this week along with the rest of the CBOT grains.  The graphs below illustrate the price trends for the major grains since March 30, 2021.  […]

Rice Market Update: India Exceeds Farmer Supports, Invokes WTO Clause…..Again Apr 23, 2021

🕔Apr 23, 2021
Cash prices in the delta were a little mixed this week as Texas inched higher, but Louisiana moved lower. Prices were largely flat among the other rice-growing states. The USDA’s […]

Rice Market: EU Bans Propiconazole, Potential Trade Implications Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Rice shipments, like many other food exports, are becoming increasingly subject to inappropriately low, precautionary maximum residue limits (MRLs) set by overseas markets. Among the shipments most impacted are those […]

Rice Market Update: Farmers Focused on New Crop Planting Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
The cash market across the Delta was quiet as growers were consumed with planting. According to the USDA, Texas’ planting progress is a little slow this year but is still […]

Global Markets: Rice – Burmese Exports Disrupted Amid Coup Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
Amid the current political situation in Burma, this significant rice supplier in Southeast Asia is set to export its lowest amount in 5 years. The turmoil is expected to accelerate […]

Rice Market Update: Lacking Demand, Especially for Milled Rice Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
The biggest news this week is the surprise tender from Iraq for 30,000 metric tons for quick delivery. While it’s been known for some time now that Iraq needed supplies, […]

Rice Market Update: USDA Reports Expected Decline in Long Grain Acres Apr 2, 2021

🕔Apr 2, 2021
Cash rice demand remains in a lull as growers look to offload their final inventories before turning to the 2021 crop. In Arkansas, growers are asking $13.25 per cwt but are […]

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