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 Update: WASDE Report Indicates Complications for Buyers, Sellers May 14, 2022

🕔May 14, 2022
The story continues to be the planting progress in Arkansas—this week showing numbers that are optimistic in the grand scheme at 57% planted, but still 15% behind normal. Rice emerged is […]

WASDE Rice: Reduced U.S. Supplies, Exports, Domestic Use May 14, 2022

🕔May 14, 2022
The 2022/23 outlook for U.S. rice is for reduced supplies, exports, domestic use, and ending stocks. Total 2022/23 supplies are projected at 258.2 million cwt, down 4 percent from a […]

Rice Market Update: Delta Farmers Playing Catch Up with Planting May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
We have better-than-expected news coming out of Arkansas after last week’s dismal planting report. Fortunately, the largest rice producing state jumped from 14% planted last week to 40% planted this week, […]

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 Update: Rain Puts Delta Famers Behind on Planting Apr 30, 2022

🕔Apr 30, 2022
Planting in Arkansas is not going as planned. The weather has been playing an adversarial role this year, preventing typical planting progress. As of April 25th, the USDA Crop Progress report has […]

Rice Market Update: Lack of Iraqi Business a Concern Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
Planting occupies the minds of farmers, as the Arkansas contingent is weighing the pros and cons of medium grain vs. long grain, or even rice vs. corn or soybeans, all […]

U.S. Jasmine Rice Proves Popular in Taiwan Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
A USA Rice-funded research report demonstrating the high-quality cooking characteristics of U.S.-grown rice, shared with local importers, has resulted in an uptick in sales of U.S.-grown rice here. The report covered […]

Rice Market Update: Significant Planting Progress for Long-Grain Apr 16, 2022

🕔Apr 16, 2022
The crop progress report has finally come out, and reports significant plantings across much of the long grain production region. Louisiana is showing 64% planted as of April 10, which would […]

Rice Market Update: Uncertainty Remains Key Factor Apr 9, 2022

🕔Apr 9, 2022
The true nature of long grain plantings continue to be debated in the U.S., with the USDA showing flat to last year, and the industry being confident of a 10-15% […]

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