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 […]

Arkansas Rice: Seeding Rates, Burndown Recommendations

🕔Mar 13, 2018The March is On… “How high’s the water papa?”  I don’t know about you but I’m over the rainfall this winter.  February was reportedly the wettest on record, at least […]

WASDE Rice: Domestic Situation Unchanged; Global Production Raised

🕔Mar 8, 2018The 2017/18 U.S. rice supply and use estimates are unchanged relative to last month. The projected season-average farm price (SAFP) for all rice classes are unchanged at the midpoint. The […]

Rice Update: Weekly Export Sales Up 62% From Previous Week

🕔Mar 2, 2018Slow and steady, quiet and bereft of news, the mantra of the current rice industry movements holds true for yet another week. Most of the market has remained virtually unchanged from […]

Rice: USDA Projects Increased Production

🕔Feb 23, 2018The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its first projections for major crops for the 2018/19 crop years today, and according to the report, total rice production is forecast at 217.8 […]

Arkansas Rice: Combining Seed Treatments; Enterprise Budgets

🕔Feb 14, 2018Combining Insecticide Seed Treatments for Rice We are getting a lot of calls on “overlaying” another insecticide seed treatment on top of seed already treated with an insecticide seed treatment. […]

Rice Outlook: India Projected To Export Record 12.5 Mln Tons in 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2018There were no supply or use revisions to the 2017/18 U.S. rice balance sheet this month. Production remains estimated at 178.2 million cwt, 20.5 percent below a year earlier. Imports […]

WASDE Rice: Season-Average Farm Price Lowered

🕔Feb 9, 2018The U.S. 2017/18 rice supply and demand estimates are unchanged this month. The projected season-average farm price for all rice is lowered 10 cents at the midpoint of the range. […]

Rice Outlook: Domestic, Residual Use Forecast Boosted; Exports Lowered

🕔Jan 17, 2018This month, USDA raised its 2017/18 domestic and residual use forecast 5.0 million cwt to 120.0 million cwt based on lower than expected December 1 rice stocks. The export forecast […]

Rice: Arkansas Farmer Visits Southeast Asia, Views Crop from Field to Barge

🕔Jan 12, 2018My wife, Karen, and I are just back from a vacation, not a business trip, on a Mekong River cruise through Cambodia, plus a week in northern Viet Nam prior […]

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