• USA Rice Holds International Planning Conference

    Jan 13, 2017
    Leadership from within USA Rice's International Promotion Committee, as well as the USA Rice Council and USA Rice staff, gathered here this week to review international programs and priorities for the rice industry over the coming year.
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  • House Ag Committee Fully Stocked, Adds 11 New Members

    Jan 12, 2017
    In 1820, the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture consisted of seven Members of Congress solely representing the East Coast. Today, the powerful Committee consists of 46 Members with representation spreading across rural America, our cities, and even the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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  • Dietitians are Valued Voice for Rice with Consumers

    Jan 11, 2017
    U.S. shoppers consider their primary grocery store an ally in their health goals, and look to in-store retail dietitians to help navigate the grocery aisles to make healthier choices when it comes to food.
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  • Canada’s Kids Get Cooking with U.S. Rice

    Jan 10, 2017
    In an effort to capture the hearts and minds of tomorrow’s chefs and consumers, USA Rice conducted two Think Rice cooking competitions here, one for high school students and the other for elementary students enrolled in an after-school program.
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  • Governor to Headline Louisiana Rice State Meeting

    Jan 09, 2017
    Governor John Bel Edwards will be the featured speaker at the Louisiana Rice Council (LARC) and the Louisiana Rice Growers Association (LARGA) annual joint membership meeting on February 7.
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  • USA Rice Joins Coalition Sharing Ag Priorities with President-Elect

    Jan 06, 2017
    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 Pence and remind them of the importance of U.S. agriculture to the economy.
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  • Trump Administration Watch: Trade Team

    Jan 06, 2017
    President-elect Donald Trump nominated earlier this week Robert Lighthizer as the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). This nomination completes a triumvirate of officials who are seen as key power centers in the new administration’s emerging trade policy.
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  • International Gastronomy Conference Features U.S. Rice

    Jan 05, 2017
    Last month, USA Rice participated in a huge culinary event here called “Gastromasa.“ More than 600 chefs and food professionals from Turkey and around the world gathered to learn about new products and trends as well as help develop the gastronomy sector in Turkey by creating new partnerships and introducing foreign cuisines and ingredients to the Turkish palate.
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  • And They’re Off! 115th Congress Begins with Ceremonial Traditions

    Jan 04, 2017
    Yesterday marked the start of the 115th United States Congress as Members of the House and Senate were sworn-in on the floor of their respective chambers by Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden.
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  • Mexican Holiday Cookbook

    Jan 03, 2017
    In time for Christmas, USA Rice released a special edition holiday cookbook titled “Celebremos con Arroz” (Let’s Celebrate with Rice). The deluxe full-color cookbook includes 40 rice recipes for special celebrations and holidays. Although the magazine is released in November/December for the popular Christmas season, the magazine features recipes for various holidays and will be a collector’s edition for consumers to use year-round.
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