Rice Market: International Promotion Funding Tops $5Mln in 2019

🕔Feb 11, 2019The 2019 Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) allocations were announced late last week and USA Rice received more than $4 million, close to $25,000 more than […]

Rice Leadership Graduates Represent Industry Leaders from 5 States

🕔Feb 7, 2019The Rice Leadership Development Program’s Class of 2017/19 graduated from the prestigious program during a special ceremony at the USA Rice 2019 Government Affairs Conference this week. Rice Foundation Chairman Frank […]

USA Rice Awarded $3Mln for International Market Promotion

🕔Jan 31, 2019USA Rice has been awarded $3,050,075 in additional funding from USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) to conduct marketing and promotion activities abroad as a part of President Donald Trump’s trade […]

California Rice Grower Meetings Share Outlooks for International Markets

🕔Jan 29, 2019Last week, the California Rice Commission held annual grower meetings to provide updates on political matters in the state and in Washington, DC, the water outlook for 2019 and progress […]

USA Rice Promotes Quality to Mexican Buyers

🕔Jan 28, 2019Last week, USA Rice’s Dr. Steve Linscombe and Asiha Grigsby along with USA Rice consultant Marvin Lehrer met with the top wholesalers, millers, and packers in Mexico to provide samples […]

Rice: Evaluating the Central America-Dominican Republic-U.S. Free Trade Agreement

🕔Jan 17, 2019USA Rice held a meeting in Costa Rica with more than 40 rice industry representatives from the U.S. and the Central American Rice Federation (FECARROZ) to discuss the Central America-Dominican […]

Rice Market: Concerns for U.S. Exports Following Brexit Vote

🕔Jan 16, 2019The United Kingdom is hurtling towards the Brexit deadline of March 29 with severed brakes, and yesterday Parliament tossed the steering wheel out the window, strengthening the European Union’s hand, […]

Rice: Japan Gives Australia New Quota – U.S. Left Out in the Cold

🕔Jan 15, 2019When President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in 2017, the remaining 11 countries agreed to press on without the largest economy in […]

Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair

🕔Jan 11, 2019The Louisiana Rice Research Board has given $1 million to fund an academic chair dedicated for rice research in the LSU AgCenter. The presentation was made on Jan. 9 at […]

China Admits $21Bln in Excess Support Commitments – WTO Has the Next Move

🕔Jan 2, 2019After a substantial delay in notification to the World Trade Organization (WTO), last month China made public its 2011-2016 agricultural domestic support notifications.  In all six of these notifications, China’s […]

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