Rice: Arkansas Approves Resolution to Establish Identity, Protect Consumers

🕔Mar 20, 2018Governor Hutchinson signed Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 Monday, which outlines how the State Senate and the House of Representatives will work on legislation to establish a standard of identity for rice using the common understanding […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Limited Corn Planting Begins

🕔Mar 20, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 18, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Berni Kurz, Washington County “Last weeks mid to low 20 degree temperatures […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Underway as Fields Dry

🕔Mar 20, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Certain areas of the parish were starting […]

Rice Webinar: Baseline Projects and Global Trade, March 22

🕔Mar 20, 2018Dr. Nathan Childs will present both the domestic and global 10-year baseline forecasts for rice. For the U.S., he will focus on area, yield, production, trade, use, stocks, and prices […]

Rice Trade: U.S. Industry Stands to Lose from Trump Tariffs

🕔Mar 19, 2018The U.S. rice industry could suffer from retaliatory tariffs in response to proposed steel and aluminum import tariffs, according to a study released last week by economists at the University […]

Rice Update: All Eyes on USDA Prospective Plantings Report

🕔Mar 16, 2018Another slow week has passed in the rice market with very little news to report at this time. Cash markets remain very quiet as there is little left to trade, particularly […]

Mississippi: Row Rice Results from 2017

🕔Mar 15, 2018Producing rice in a “rowed-up” manner as other row crops such as corn, soybean, and cotton was a foreign concept just a couple of years ago. Row rice or furrow […]

Louisiana Rice: Planting Eases Into Gear

🕔Mar 15, 2018A limited amount of rice has been planted in Louisiana prior to this week. I would estimate that less than 5% of the acreage in the southwest part of the […]

Arkansas Rice, Soybeans: Farm Strives for Most Advanced Science in the World

🕔Mar 15, 2018There’s a farm in Arkansas growing soybeans, corn, and rice that is aiming to be the most scientifically advanced farm in the world. Soil samples are run through powerful machines […]

World Rough Rice Prices Up for the Week

🕔Mar 14, 2018The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

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