Rice Market Update: U.S. Domestic Demand Vital for 2022 Jan 7, 2022

🕔Jan 7, 2022
The market is shaking off the holiday cobwebs and beginning to see new life in the new year. The Omicron variant is sweeping across the U.S. and threatening more shutdowns but […]

Rice Market: Interest Evaporating in Nov. Futures Oct 18, 2021

🕔Oct 18, 2021
The focal point for the rice market this week was USDA’s monthly WASDE report, released on Tuesday.  Changes to 21/22 long-grain production were relatively minor.  However, there was a slight […]

Rice Market: Prices Decline on Dollar Strength Oct 4, 2021

🕔Oct 4, 2021
After touching $14/cwt. in trading Monday and Tuesday, November rice futures turned lower to finish the week.  Renewed strength in the U.S. Dollar may have played a role in the […]

Rice Market: Favorable News in WASDE Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
Favorable news Friday in USDA’s supply/demand and Crop Production reports.  November rice futures closed 17 cents higher at $13.48/cwt. following the reports.  USDA made several adjustments to the new crop long-grain balance […]

Rice Market: Global Prices Spiked During Pandemic, Remain High Despite Ample Supply Aug 24, 2021

🕔Aug 24, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic created a spike in global rice prices in the second quarter of 2020, according to a new University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture report. Since then, […]

Mississippi: Rice Approaches Harvest with Increased Prices Aug 19, 2021

🕔Aug 19, 2021
A crisis exemption that allowed Mississippi rice farmers to control fall armyworms helped them keep this year’s crop in good condition as harvest approaches. In late June and early July, […]

Rice Market: Upside Potential Requires Confirmation Acreage Estimates Are Too High Aug 9, 2021

🕔Aug 9, 2021
Mostly lower trade this week as September rice futures lost ground Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, giving up a combined 48 ½ cents in three days of trading.  Corn and soybeans […]

Rice Market: Long-Grain Rough Rice Sales Up 27% from 2020 Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
The big news this week came on Thursday with the announcement of U.S. rice sales to Iraq.  This pushed nearby futures up to $13.85 at one point in Thursday’s trading.  […]

Rice Market: No Supply Side Changes, Exports Increased Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
On Monday this week USDA released its monthly WASDE report.  The most significant adjustments this month for long-grain were made to the old crop (20/21) balance sheet.  There were no supply […]

Rice Market: Surprising Lack of Change to USDA’s Acreage Jul 6, 2021

🕔Jul 6, 2021
USDA released its’ much-anticipated June Acreage report this week.  The most surprising aspect of the report was the lack of change from the March intentions.  Likely the report left traders with more […]

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