Monday, June 26, 2017

Mexican Rice Council meets USA Rice Delegation to sort out trade issues

A USA Rice delegation of growers, millers, merchants, and exporters is meeting with Mexican officials and customers here to reassure them of the U.S....

Benefits of adaptation to climate change by farmers outweigh the costs- FAO Director-General

Speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva, said that...
US rice industry leader has mixed views of new government policies

US rice industry leader has mixed views of new government policies

The effects of the Trump administration’s policies pose a mixed bag of possibilities for American rice, a USA Rice official said at the recent...

Epic rains in California (USA) but rice farmers apprehensive

By all accounts the rains this year have been epic - tracking to be one of the wettest years, not only in recent memory,...

Several groups including USA Rice talk about rice trade on Capitol Hill

USA Rice joined several commodity groups in visits earlier this week to the Senate Agriculture and Finance Committees to emphasize the importance of the...
Agriculture plays a vital role in US economy

USA Rice joins coalition highlighting importance of agriculture with President-Elect Mr. Donald Trump

USA Rice joined 15 other agricultural organizations, including the American Farm Bureau Federation and American Soybean Association, to congratulate President-Elect Trump and Vice President-Elect...
New Cuba reform allows farmers to hire workers directly instead of through cooperatives

New Cuba reform allows farmers to hire workers directly instead of through cooperatives

Communist-led Cuba has introduced a series of reforms under President Raul Castro but the pace of change has slowed in the past year, raising...

Members of USA Rice show chain restaurant chefs how rice is produced

Another growing season, another harvest, tumultuous in places because of weather and Betsy Ward, President and CEO USA Rice, says “We use National Rice...
Smuggled rice worth $28 million seized in China

Fidel Castro’s Death and Donald Trump’s ascend would test waters for access to Cuban...

Longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro passed away at the age of 90 recently after governing the island for nearly 50 years before his brother,...

Prevented planting coverage provides US rice farmers with enhanced protection

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced changes to the agency’s prevented planting rules which provide farmers with protection if they...

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