Rice Market Update: Delta Rice Farmers Poised to Make Planting Progress Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
The USDA released their April WASDE report which only included minimal revisions to both the long grain and medium grain balance sheets. In fact, the only change to the long grain […]

Arkansas Crop Insurance Planting Dates Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Federal crop insurance rules include an “Early” or “Initial Planting Date” for most crops.  This refers to the date when insurance coverage begins. In Arkansas, it’s April 11 for grain […]

WASDE Rice: Domestic Usage Unchanged, Lower Ending Stocks Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
The outlook for 2019/20 U.S. rice this month is for lower supplies, unchanged domestic use and exports, and reduced ending stocks. Supplies are lowered by 0.5 million cwt to 261.5 […]

Missouri Rice: Planting Hampered by Wet Conditions Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Sporadic sunny skies after three months of steady rain have made planting a mixed bag in rice country in and around Missouri. On Blake Gerard’s operation in nearby Cairo, Illinois, […]

Rice: Coronavirus Upends World Trade Projections Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
The rice trade is no stranger to drama during any given year when you look at the impacts of extreme weather, geopolitics, or price fluctuation, however 2020 is proving to […]

Arkansas Rice: Don’t Panic, Positive Points In The Market Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
Plenty of madness this week as more stories circulate of panic buying and export bans. The last thing the world needs right now is unfounded fear and worry about global […]

Arkansas Rice: Looking For Positive Signs As Planting Progress Stalls Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
We’re now into April and still looking for that dry window to open up for a decent run at things. Unfortunately, the extended forecast doesn’t give too much reason to […]

Texas Rice: Early Planting Is Key to Success Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Rice planting is progressing rapidly in the Texas rice production belt.  Some producers even finished up very early this year. L.G. Raun, who farms near El Campo, planted his entire […]

Arkansas: Rice Planned Acreage Increases, Falls Short of Analysts’ Expectations Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Arkansas growers intend to plant about 1.39 million acres of rice in 2020, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Tuesday. The acreage is a rebound from 2019’s […]

Rough Rice Stocks Down 17% – USDA Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Rough rice stocks in all positions on March 1, 2020, totaled 86.1 million hundredweight (cwt), down 17 percent from the total on March 1, 2019. Stocks held on farms totaled […]

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