Arkansas Rice Farmer Robert Petter, Sr. Passes On Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
USA Rice extends condolences to the family and friends of Robert Franklin Petter, Sr., of Tollville, Arkansas, who passed away August 12, at the age of 84.  He is survived […]

Rice Conservation Program Renewed for $7Mln Aug 12, 2020

🕔Aug 12, 2020
It’s been a rough 2020 so far, but area rice farmers finally got some good news with the recent announcement that the Mid-South Graduated Water Stewardship Regional Conservation Partnership Program […]

Mid-South Rice: Lack of Rain Puts Focus on Irrigation Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
Rice across the Mid-South is coming along strong this year, but, unfortunately, so is the grass.  Meanwhile, the rain has become sparse in recent months and many producers are focused […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Gains Momentum Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
Louisiana’s rice harvest is gaining momentum following rains that swept across the southern part of the state as a result of Hurricane Hanna’s pass through the Gulf Coast region last […]

Texas Rice: Hurricane Hanna Impacts on Ratoon Crop Jul 27, 2020

🕔Jul 27, 2020
Hurricane Hanna made landfall Saturday evening on Padre Island south of Corpus Christi, Texas, as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 90 mph.  Fortunately, this is southwest of […]

Farmer Health: Rural Resilience – Farm Stress Training Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
In recent years, the medical and scientific communities have come to recognize that farming is one of the most high-stress vocations in the country, with suicide rates alarmingly higher than […]

USA Rice Elects New Leadership Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
New chairs for USA Rice, The Rice Foundation, the USA Rice Millers’ Association (RMA), and the USA Rice Merchants’ Association were elected by their respective Boards of Directors during annual […]

Rice: Brazilian Farmer Learns About Production in the Bayou Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
Cícero Marcon Manenti has known he wanted to take on the family rice farm since he was ten years old. “When I was a kid, I was always out with […]

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Enters Into Force, NAFTA Nixed Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
The modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) officially enters into force today. The NAFTA re-negotiation, ratification, and implementation process took just over three years […]

Pesticide Safety Training – EPA Releases Pandemic Guidelines Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is making just about every aspect of life that much more difficult and fulfilling Pesticide Safety Training requirements under these conditions is not different. The EPA has […]

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