Rice Update: All Eyes on USDA Prospective Plantings Report

🕔Mar 16, 2018Another slow week has passed in the rice market with very little news to report at this time. Cash markets remain very quiet as there is little left to trade, particularly […]

Dossett On Rice: Indian Market In Flux, U.S. Ponders Planting Intentions

🕔Mar 16, 2018Cash Market Rice prices in India are trading between $408-412 for 5% broken. It is really exciting to see the wild fluctuations day to day in India. This has been […]

Crop Insurance: Premium Subsidy and Insured U.S. Acres

🕔Mar 16, 2018Cost of Federal Crop Insurance is an on-going farm policy issue. President Trump proposed several changes to reduce its cost in his Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The changes include reducing […]

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 […]

Louisiana Rice: Planting Eases Into Gear

🕔Mar 15, 2018A limited amount of rice has been planted in Louisiana prior to this week. I would estimate that less than 5% of the acreage in the southwest part of the […]

Arkansas Rice, Soybeans: Farm Strives for Most Advanced Science in the World

🕔Mar 15, 2018There’s a farm in Arkansas growing soybeans, corn, and rice that is aiming to be the most scientifically advanced farm in the world. Soil samples are run through powerful machines […]

Louisiana Rice: Bird-Repellent — Rebate, Update On Headed Rice Label

🕔Mar 15, 2018Predation of rice seed by birds is problematic in Louisiana rice annually. Typically, we see the highest bird pressure in rice planted south of I-10. In 2017, we also saw […]

World Rough Rice Prices Up for the Week

🕔Mar 14, 2018The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

Ag Economy: Farmers Still Caught in Economic Squeeze

🕔Mar 13, 2018A news release last week from the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri indicated that, “The latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from […]

Webinar: International Rice Outlook 2017-2027, March 15

🕔Mar 13, 2018This week’s webinar will feature Dr. Alvaro Durand-Morat, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at the University of Arkansas.  He will give an overview of the International […]

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