• 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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  • Rice, Ducks, and Friends Awarded $15 Million in 2017 RCPP Funding

    Dec 21, 2016
    USA Rice, through its USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership, was awarded funding for two projects bringing $15 million to the Mid-South and Gulf Coast’s rice-growing regions.
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  • National Indicators Report: U.S. Rice Bolsters Sustainability Claims

    Dec 16, 2016
    Last week, Field to Market published their highly anticipated 2016 National Indicators Report outlining improvements made to on-farm sustainability metrics made from 1980 through this year. Rice is looking good.
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  • 2017/19 Leadership Development Program Class Announced

    Dec 16, 2016
    Members of the 2017/19 Rice Leadership Development Program class were announced last week during the annual Rice Awards Luncheon at the 2016 USA Rice Outlook Conference.
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