• USA Rice Millers’ Association Announces New Chairman, Vice Chairman

    Jun 19, 2017
    Last week, the USA Rice Millers’ Association (RMA) announced the election of Alex Balafoutis, Vice President of Sales for the Rice Business Unit at PGP International in Woodland, California, and Keith Gray, Vice President of Supply Chain at Riviana Foods, as chairman and vice chairman, respectively. Each will serve a two-year term that begins August 1, 2017.
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  • USA Rice’s Whole Grain Announces 2017 Advertising Specials

    May 05, 2017
    USA Rice’s award-winning newspaper, Whole Grain, has just released special advertising rates for the remaining 2017 issues. Advertisers who purchase a half page or larger ad for the Summer Issue, will receive 50 percent off to place the ad in the Fall Issue.
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  • 2017 Rice Awards Application Open

    Apr 18, 2017
    USA Rice, in conjunction with Horizon Ag and Rice Farming magazine, is seeking nominations for the 2017 Rice Awards to recognize rice leaders who exemplify dedication, determination, and innovation to the industry.
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  • An Intern Reports: Finding a Seat at the Table

    Apr 10, 2017
    My fondest memories from days on the family farm in southeast Arkansas were sharing conversations with my father and grandfather over breakfast and lunch each day, discussing things such as weather, jobs that needed to be done on the farm that day, commodity prices, and current events. From a young age, I can remember having a keen interest in how the farm operated but also how legislation, regulation, and world events affected my father and grandfather’s day-to-day decisions for the farm.
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  • Louisiana Farm Broadcaster Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    Mar 27, 2017
    Long-time Louisiana farm radio and television broadcaster Don Molino received the Radio Lifetime Achievement award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) Tuesday.
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  • Latest Issue of Whole Grain Highlights Industry Record on Sustainability

    Mar 24, 2017
    Check your mailbox for the Whole Grain, USA Rice’s newspaper, as the latest issue is off the presses and on its way to readers throughout the six rice producing states and Washington, DC.
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  • Sebree and Wells Inducted into Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame

    Mar 07, 2017
    Last Friday, at the 29th annual luncheon sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, Gary Sebree and the late Dr. Bobby Wells were inducted into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame.
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  • On the Front Line at USA Rice

    Mar 06, 2017
    As USA Rice’s new Coordinator, Finance and Administration, Lesley Dixon is the first smiling face you see and mellifluous voice you hear when contacting the Arlington office. She joined USA Rice in an “official” capacity after working as a temp here for several months.
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  • USA Rice's New Intern a Natural Fit

    Mar 03, 2017
    As farmers across America prepare for the growing season, USA Rice’s new intern, William Mencer is preparing for a new season of his own as he has recently teamed up with the USA Rice Government Affairs staff here.
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  • In Memory: Dr. Joseph Musick

    Mar 02, 2017
    Dr. Joseph A. Musick, Jr., aged 80 of Monticello, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017. In 1985 he was named director of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Ag Center Rice Research Station and retired in 2003 as Professor and Resident Coordinator Emeritus.
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