Rice Farmers Across U.S. Face Extreme Financial Losses in 2022 May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
This week, the Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University released a study on the impact of commodity price changes and higher input costs on its 64 […]

USA Rice Raises Rail Shipping Concerns to Surface Transportation Board Apr 26, 2022

🕔Apr 26, 2022
Last week, USA Rice submitted comments to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) outlining a number of rail shipping issues impacting the U.S. rice industry and urging the STB to take lasting actions […]

U.S. Jasmine Rice Proves Popular in Taiwan Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
A USA Rice-funded research report demonstrating the high-quality cooking characteristics of U.S.-grown rice, shared with local importers, has resulted in an uptick in sales of U.S.-grown rice here. The report covered […]

Rice Leadership Class Learns the Ropes in Texas, Louisiana Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
Editor’s Note: Daniel is the first leadership program participant from Florida. He is the director of rice farming at Florida Crystals where he has worked since 2018. The first session of […]

Rice: #Plant22 Has Begun Apr 8, 2022

🕔Apr 8, 2022
Rice planting is well underway in southwest Louisiana and Texas.  However, the crop is progressing slowly due to a variety of factors. “We are approximately 75 percent planted,” said Wayne Hensgen […]

Rice: Congressional Trade Hearings Shine Spotlight on India’s Subsidy Violations Apr 2, 2022

🕔Apr 2, 2022
This week, India’s egregious World Trade Organization (WTO) domestic support violations, particularly those related to rice subsidies, were put front and center for U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai during […]

Rice: Biden Admin Announces U.K. Retaliatory Duties To Be Lifted June 1 Mar 23, 2022

🕔Mar 23, 2022
Earlier this week, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai met here with her British counterpart, Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan to hold a dialogue around strengthening the U.S.-UK […]

Rice Industry Financial Situation Highlighted During House Ag Hearing Mar 17, 2022

🕔Mar 17, 2022
The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing Wednesday focused on climate change and the upcoming 2023 Farm Bill. During the hearing, several Members highlighted the formidable economic situation on American farms […]

Rice Market: El Salvador Suspends Import Tariffs Mar 15, 2022

🕔Mar 15, 2022
Last Thursday, President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador announced a one-year suspension of import tariffs for twenty basic goods, including rice, for the United States and 65 other countries. This and […]

Rice Market: Japan Eyes New Export Markets, Including U.S. Mar 11, 2022

🕔Mar 11, 2022
Japan’s culture has long been interwoven with their rice industry, however for many years it has been something they keep close to home, consuming nearly the entire domestic crop. But with […]

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