Ag Trade: NAFTA Negotiations to Continue Past Congressional Deadline

🕔May 17, 2018Today is an important date for those who want a “NAFTA 2.0” or a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement.  May 17 is the date that House Speaker Paul Ryan […]

Rice and Beer Come Together – Win Homebrewing Competition

🕔May 16, 2018The winner of the first annual PNW (Pacific Northwest) Gluten-Free Homebrewing Competition is a beer made with rice. Dad’s Red Ale, an American Amber Ale brewed by Joe Morris from […]

Farm Bill Moves to House Floor This Week, Will It Pass?

🕔May 14, 2018House Republican Leadership is expected to bring their version of 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, to the House floor this week for debate and a vote, but the bill’s fate […]

USA Rice Takes Aim at Market Pretenders

🕔May 11, 2018The rice pretender war is heating up this spring as USA Rice is registering formal complaints and offering recommended fixes to purveyors of what the trade group terms “rice pretenders.” […]

USA Rice Presses for Chinese Imports to Begin

🕔Apr 25, 2018Leaders from USA Rice were in China last week to deliver a simple message – nearly 30 U.S. facilities have completed China’s extensive food safety questionnaires and it’s now time […]

Rice Consumption Spikes During Ramadan Holy Month Traditions

🕔Apr 24, 2018Per capita rice consumption in Jordan is high and traditionally increases during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which starts this year on May 15.  Rice consumption in the Muslim […]

Rice: Brazil Reactivates Domestic Support Programs as Exports to U.S. Rise

🕔Apr 11, 2018Exports of Brazilian rice to the United States have jumped nearly 60 percent in the first two months of 2018 over the same time period last year. On the heels […]

Ag Trade: The U.S. and China Exchange Salvos

🕔Mar 23, 2018The U.S. and China have exchanged salvos adding fuel to fears of escalating trade sanctions between the two largest global economies.  Yesterday, the Trump Administration announced another action in the […]

USA Rice Partners with Importers to Boost Sales, Foster Relationships

🕔Mar 21, 2018USA Rice conducts more than 2,700 promotional activities in almost 25 countries each year to support the sales of U.S. rice abroad.  Rice industry funds help augment the money received […]

Rice Trade: U.S. Industry Stands to Lose from Trump Tariffs

🕔Mar 19, 2018The U.S. rice industry could suffer from retaliatory tariffs in response to proposed steel and aluminum import tariffs, according to a study released last week by economists at the University […]

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