Rice Update: Projected Acres vs Actual Production is the Question

🕔May 18, 2018The rice market has remained very quiet with little movement in either direction since the last report. The major market indicators were muted over the week but were a mixed bag […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. Production Projected at 203.2 Mln Cwt

🕔May 14, 2018The first forecast for the 2018/19 U.S. rice crop pegs production at 203.2 million cwt, up 14 percent from a year earlier, with long grain accounting for most of the […]

Rice Update: New Crop Solid to Bullish with Welcoming Warm Weather

🕔May 11, 2018It has been another slow week in the rice trade with old crop virtually gone and new crop still being too distant to generate much excitement. The general market indicators continue […]

Global Markets: Rice – Record Production Forecast

🕔May 11, 2018Global rice production in 2018/19 is forecast at a record, up modestly from the prior year on greater area. The largest year-to-year increase is for Bangladesh, which is expected to […]

WASDE Rice: Higher Domestic Production, Mostly in Long Grain

🕔May 10, 2018The 2018/19 outlook for U.S. rice is for higher supplies, exports, domestic use, and ending stocks. U.S. all rice production is projected at 203.2 million cwt, up 14 percent from […]

Rice Update: Markets Quiet as Planting Pushes Forward

🕔May 4, 2018As stocks dwindle and business slows down a bit, there is little activity to report this week. With a good bit of effort and fighting the weather and field conditions all […]

Rice Update: Weather Hampers New Crop Planting

🕔Apr 27, 2018Another quiet week has come and gone in the rice industry as the biggest domestic production hurdle to be addressed for the week seems to be how to get planted. Internationally, […]

USA Rice Presses for Chinese Imports to Begin

🕔Apr 25, 2018Leaders from USA Rice were in China last week to deliver a simple message – nearly 30 U.S. facilities have completed China’s extensive food safety questionnaires and it’s now time […]

Rice Consumption Spikes During Ramadan Holy Month Traditions

🕔Apr 24, 2018Per capita rice consumption in Jordan is high and traditionally increases during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which starts this year on May 15.  Rice consumption in the Muslim […]

Rice Update: Market Continues to Firm Despite Bearish Reports

🕔Apr 13, 2018The rice industry has thus far kept its head down and predominately out of the turmoil impacting other grain markets over the past week. During that time, it has continued to […]



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