Rice Market: USDA Offers Plenty of Info to Digest Jul 3, 2022

🕔Jul 3, 2022
June 30 finally arrived and the USDA had plenty for the rice market to digest.  Thursday’s lineup of reporting included Export Sales, Acreage, Rice Stocks and Agricultural Prices.  We’ll try to touch on each report […]

Rice Market: Follows Broader Ag Selloff Jun 25, 2022

🕔Jun 25, 2022
September rice futures traded mostly lower this week, following a broader ag market selloff.  Cotton and grains offered no support to rice futures and the U.S. dollar is trading near […]

Rice Market: Sept. Contract Remains in Uptrend May 28, 2022

🕔May 28, 2022
September rice futures are finishing the week strong with a 20-cent gain Thursday and further gains in early trading Friday.  Following Thursday’s close at $17.50/cwt., fall delivery bids at mills […]

Rice Market: Wild Trade with Large Ranges May 23, 2022

🕔May 23, 2022
“WILD” best describes this week’s trading in the rice market.  As of Thursday’s close, the week’s trading range for the September contract had been $1.28/cwt.  The week started with relatively […]

Rice Market: Positive Response to WASDE Report May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Trading last week was focused on Thursday’s supply/demand report from USDA.  The rice market’s reaction to the May WASDE was favorable as new crop futures closed 10 ½ cents higher […]

Rice Market: Prices Lower Ahead of Next Week’s WASDE May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
Some remarkable headway in Monday’s Crop Progress and a favorable weather outlook offered resistance to rice futures this week.  Traders may also be stepping aside ahead of next week’s May 12 WASDE.  […]

Rice Market: Largely Focused on Midsouth Weather, Production May 2, 2022

🕔May 2, 2022
Rice futures put in another good week with new highs in the September contract.  Trading Thursday touched $17.29 with a close at $17.24.  This is the highest trading for the […]

Rice Market: New Crop Supported by Slow Planting Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
It has been an interesting week for the September contract.  The week’s 96-cent trading range was captured in Tuesday’s wild session, which included a new contract high of $17 and […]

Rice Market: Acreage Projected Down 3% Apr 5, 2022

🕔Apr 5, 2022
The key focal point for the crop markets last week was the March 31 Prospective Plantings.  Ahead of the report, the average trade estimate for U.S. rice acres was 2.465 […]

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 […]

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