• USA Rice Presents to Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board

    Mar 13, 2017
    USA Rice staff Betsy Ward, Michael Klein, and Hugh Maginnis presented the annual USA Rice Council report to the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board (ARRPB) here last week.
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  • California Rice Country: In the Board Room and On the Farm

    Mar 13, 2017
    Last week USA Rice President & CEO Betsy Ward visited California rice country to attend the March Board of Directors meeting of the California Rice Commission (CRC). “The CRC is a key member of USA Rice and supports our programs both financially and with the active members who populate our boards and committees,” said Ward. “It was great to speak to the CRC Board about developments in Washington and to thank them for all their support for USA Rice.”
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  • USA Rice Exhibit A Crowd Pleaser at Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

    Mar 07, 2017
    Thousands of attendees to the 65th Annual Mid-south Farm and Gin Show visited the USA Rice booth this past weekend. The annual trade show, known as an American agricultural event, attracts approximately 18,000 visitors over the two-day time frame.
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  • Mark Your Calendar: Rice Industry Meetings Scheduled Next Week

    Feb 03, 2017
    Louisiana and Southeast Arkansas rice industry stakeholders will receive the latest information on issues impacting the industry in series of meetings scheduled next week.
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  • USA Rice on the Road in Mississippi and Arkansas

    Jan 27, 2017
    As the 2017 planting season approaches, rice state meetings are in full swing and USA Rice is on the road listening to growers and sharing planned activities and success stories.
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  • Upcoming Rice Industry Meetings Scheduled in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana

    Jan 23, 2017
    Rice industry stakeholders will receive the latest information on opportunities and challenges in major markets at several meetings scheduled next week throughout Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas.
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  • Western Rice Belt Production Conference and Texas Rice Council Welcome USA Rice

    Jan 18, 2017
    More than 200 Texas rice producers packed the Civic Center here today for the annual Western Rice Belt Production Conference and Texas Rice Council Meetings to hear research and association updates.
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  • Rice is Center of the Plate at Mississippi Lunch

    Sep 20, 2016
    Last Friday, Delta Rice Promotions, Inc. sponsored the 26th Annual Rice Tasting Luncheon here in honor of National Rice Month (NRM). More than 300 rice dishes, prepared by community members and local restaurants, were donated for the lunch, and more than 800 people from across Mississippi and beyond joined the festivities to support local agriculture and visit a variety of educational exhibits.
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  • Fisher Delta Center Celebrates 55th Annual Field Day

    Sep 06, 2016
    USA Rice sponsored and exhibited at the University of Missouri Fisher Delta Center Field Day on Friday. More than 500 people, including producers, agribusiness representatives, and local, state and national elected officials, as well as many new candidates for office attended an appreciation breakfast before going on field tours.
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  • California Rice Research and Industry on Display

    Sep 06, 2016
    The University of California Rice Experiment Station held its annual field day here last week and USA Rice was on hand to participate. President and CEO Betsy Ward and Vice President of Government Affairs Ben Mosely toured the grower-funded research plots and heard from the University’s researchers who are working to further improve upon California’s high quality/high yielding varieties.
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