New WOTUS Rule Announced Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to replace the Obama-Era Waters of […]

Rice: U.S. Exports Up in 2019, Likely to Increase Again in 2020 Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
Trade policy in 2019 felt like a roller coaster, but the numbers show that U.S. rice exports coasted to an increase over 2018 sales. While 2019 census data is one […]

USA Rice Video Contest – A Sup-RICE-Ing Winner Dec 19, 2019

🕔Dec 19, 2019
Rice is one of Mississippi’s top exports, a driving force in the region’s economy and the backbone of its culinary culture and history. Kyle Voong, a senior at Brandon High […]

USA Rice Honors Arkansas Farmers James, Brantley for Industry Contributions Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Arkansas Rice Farmers Jennifer James, of Newport, and Dow Brantley, of England, were celebrated this week at the 2019 USA Rice Outlook Conference. James was awarded 2019 Farmer of the […]

Mississippi: Rice – Sustainability, 2019 Outlook Conference – Podcast Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
Bobby Golden is joined by Lydia Holmes from USA Rice to discuss rice sustainability and the 2019 rice outlook conference. (Recorded Nov. 26)

Rice: U.S. Secures Carve-Out of Korean Market Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that a long-sought deal was reached between the United States and Korea for U.S.-only rice […]

Trade Aid: 2nd Round of 2019 Payments Approved Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Thursday afternoon that the White House has approved the second round of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments. This decision comes shortly after […]

Rice: PLC Payment Calculator for 2018 Crop Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
Following USDA’s announcement of the Market Year Average (MYA) prices for rice on October 31, USA Rice has released an updated Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment calculator for the 2018 […]

California Rice: Crop Goes From Slow Start to Swift Finish Oct 25, 2019

🕔Oct 25, 2019
“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” That familiar creed is usually associated with the U.S. […]

Rice: More ‘Food Pretenders’ Popping Up Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019
Last week, the FDA held a public meeting to discuss the efforts to modernize standards of identity for foods (SOI).  USA Rice President & CEO Betsy Ward presented public comments […]

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