USA Rice Releases PLC Payment Calculator for 2019 Crop Nov 2, 2020

🕔Nov 2, 2020
Following USDA’s announcement of the Market Year Average (MYA) prices for southern long and medium/short grain rice on October 30, USA Rice has released an updated Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment […]

USA Rice Successfully Petitions Removal of Duty-Free Benefits Under GSP Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
Earlier today, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the Trump Administration had signed a proclamation that removes rice from the list of commodities afforded duty-free access […]

Rice: Research Shows Promise for Microwave Drying Systems Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
Microwave technology may offer a faster drying system for rice than conventional heated-air drying systems, said Griffiths Atungulu, associate professor of food processing and post-harvest system engineering for the University […]

Rice Market Update: Traders Look to Iraq for Tender Announcements Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
With harvest complete, all focus has turned to selling this year’s augmented crop. The frenzy of the Brazil business has now subsided, and traders are now looking to the Iraq Grain […]

Rice: First U.S. Commercial Shipment Unloads in China Oct 27, 2020

🕔Oct 27, 2020
Earlier today the first ever commercial shipment of U.S.-grown rice was unloaded in China, following more than a decade of regulatory and political effort by USA Rice to establish a […]

California Rough Rice Stocks Down 61% from Last Year Oct 23, 2020

🕔Oct 23, 2020
California rough rice stocks in all positions on October 1, 2020, totaled 903 thousand (cwt), down 61 percent from the total on October 1, 2019 of 2.34 million cwt. California […]

Rice Market Update: U.S. Harvest Nearing Completion Oct 23, 2020

🕔Oct 23, 2020
Harvest is near complete in all regions, with early milling yields in the mid-South looking positive. Reports so far show a 1.5-2lb increase on head rice when compared to last […]

Arkansas Rice: $324K Grant to Examine New Weed Management Tactics Oct 23, 2020

🕔Oct 23, 2020
A team led by Tommy Butts, extension weed scientist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will be exploring new ways to manage herbicide-resistant weeds in row rice […]

Rice: Regulators Classify Gene-Edited Varieties as Equivalent to Conventional Oct 19, 2020

🕔Oct 19, 2020
The Healthy Crops team, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have used gene editing tools to develop new varieties of disease-resistant rice that regulators in the United […]

Rice Market Update: Hurricane Delta Soaks Louisiana… Again Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
Hurricane Delta completes the trifecta of storms that the 2020 rice harvest has endured. Harvest of the second crop in Louisiana has been impacted in the form of lodging, flooding, and […]

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