Rice Straws Could Be Solution to Throw Away Plastics

🕔Aug 21, 2019More and more businesses, consumers, and governments are looking for ways to decrease their single-use plastic consumption, and disposable plastic straws have become a lightning rod in the worldwide effort […]

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Look for Silver Lining for 2019 Crop

🕔Aug 20, 2019Rice harvest in Louisiana has been going on for a few weeks now, with some growers having just gotten started, and some just wrapping up. All in all, this was […]

Rice: U.S. Makes 1st Sale to China

🕔Jul 3, 2019After decades chasing the enormous China market, a sale of U.S. rice was confirmed here last week. “This sale marks a turning point for the U.S. rice industry and its […]

Rice Market: Louisiana Makes Truth in Labeling the Law

🕔Jun 18, 2019With final passage and signature of SB152 – Truth in Labeling, Louisiana has made it official and joins the growing list of states protecting consumers from mislabeling of products and demanding […]

Rice Webinar: Conservation Program Opportunities, June 20

🕔Jun 17, 2019Join us Thursday, June 20 at 10 a.m. CST as we host Josh Hankins who will talk about conservation program opportunities for rice. Great strides have been taken over the […]

Rice: 3 Conservation Stewardship Programs Now Open for Sign-Ups

🕔May 31, 2019Three Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) sign-ups are now open to rice producers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas.  The deadline to apply for all three projects is June 28, […]

Rice Market: Iraq Purchases 120,000 MT from U.S. Under New Tender

🕔May 29, 2019Iraq’s Ministry of Trade has purchased 120,000 MT of U.S. rice that is four times the amount they had originally intended to purchase. A tender for 30,000 MT issued earlier […]

Rice: Lower U.S. Tariffs Have Ripple Effect, Turkey Reciprocates

🕔May 23, 2019As a response to the U.S. lowering import duties last week on Turkish steel and aluminum from 50 to 25 percent, the Government of Turkey published an official announcement yesterday […]

Rice Deemed Eligible Commodity for Trade Aid Payments

🕔May 23, 2019Today, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced $16 billion in additional aid is being allocated to programs supporting farmers who have been impacted by retaliatory tariffs and the ongoing trade disputes.  […]

Milled Rice: Mexico Diversifies Imports – Uruguay Ahead of U.S.

🕔May 22, 2019Earlier this month, the governments of Mexico and Brazil announced the opening of Mexico’s rice market to Brazil and Brazil reciprocated by opening their market for dry beans to Mexico. […]

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