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. […]

Rice: Export Marketing Summit Offers Assistance to Farmers

🕔May 8, 2019Agriculture Trade Promotion (ATP) experts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture met with Arkansas producers and millers last week to talk about foreign sales of their products and discuss cost-share […]

USA Rice Publishes Epic Sustainability Report

🕔Apr 25, 2019The wait is over.  After much hard work and many drafts, the U.S. Rice Industry Sustainability Report is now available to the public on the USA Rice website.  It’s an […]

Ag Trade: Trump Cracks Down on Cuba Embargo

🕔Apr 23, 2019The Trump Administration announced last week a major shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba by allowing the activation of Titles III and IV of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity […]

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