• Missouri Weather Update

    May 04, 2017
    Missouri rice country has not been spared by the storm system ravaging the mid-south. In the past week, this area of the state has received between 6 and 10 inches of rainfall on top of already saturated soil conditions. Floodways and ditches are at capacity or over, and a fair amount of water coming south from the Ozarks has also helped overwhelm the lake and tributary capacities.
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  • USDA Estimates Rice Acreage Down 17 Percent

    Mar 31, 2017
    Area planted for rice in 2017 is expected to total 2.62 million acres, 524,000 less than in 2016, and back at the level planted in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service.
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  • USA Rice Farmers Board Member Elected to MO Rice Research and Merchandising Council

    Dec 15, 2016
    Rance Daniels, a third-generation Missouri rice farmer and member of the USA Rice Farmers Board of Directors, was elected to the Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council.
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  • Missouri Rice Harvest Underway

    Sep 01, 2016
    Combines roared to life here this week as rice farmers took advantage of favorable weather to get harvest underway just as National Rice Month kicked off.
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  • Large Turnout at Annual Missouri Rice Conference

    Feb 18, 2016
    More than one hundred rice farmers gathered here yesterday for the 2016 Missouri Rice Conference. This was the first time the conference has been held in Malden and the new location drew a lot of new faces, including many young farmers interested in growing rice.
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  • Missouri Hosts First Rice Conservation Field Day

    Feb 04, 2016
    Yesterday morning, more than 50 rice farmers and conservation professionals gathered at the Delta Fisher Research Center in Portageville, Missouri, for the first ever Southeast Missouri Rice Conservation Field Day.
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  • Missouri Hosts First Rice Conservation Field Day

    Nov 13, 2015
    Yesterday morning, more than 50 rice farmers and conservation professionals gathered at the Delta Fisher Research Center in Portageville, Missouri, for the first ever Southeast Missouri Rice Conservation Field Day.
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  • USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited RCPP Project Implementation Rolls Forward

    Oct 02, 2015
    U.S. Rice - the feel good foodToday, the USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project, “Sustaining the Future of Rice” takes another step forward in the implementation process. oday, the USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project, “Sustaining the Future of Rice” takes another step forward in the implementation process.
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  • Fisher Delta Center Field Day Attracts a Crowd

    Sep 04, 2015
    More than 500 people, including producers, agribusiness representatives, and local, state, and national elected officials attended events around Missouri's annual field day.
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