• USA Rice Connects with Thousands at Farm & Gin Show

    Feb 29, 2016
    The just concluded 64th Annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show attracted thousands of attendees and more than 400 exhibitors, one of which was USA Rice.
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  • Iraq Tender Falls Apart at Eleventh Hour

    Feb 29, 2016
    USA Rice has learned that the most recent rice tender from the Grain Board of Iraq has been cancelled despite on target and competitive bids from the United States, the extension of bids, and intervention from the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq.
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  • Trade is Major Focus at USA Rice Government Affairs Conference

    Feb 26, 2016
    The 2016 USA Rice Government Affairs Conference (GAC) blew in with the storm system that hit Washington this week and flooded the town with USA Rice advocacy teams who came to Capitol Hill to meet with representatives in every rice producing state, as well as with other key Congressional leaders, including House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway (R-TX) and Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN), and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MS).
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  • USA Rice Participates in World’s Largest Annual Food & Hospitality Show

    Feb 26, 2016
    Gulfood is the largest food show in the world and USA Rice has been on the show floor all week to meet with companies conducting business in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa. Gulfood attracts importers, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, and government officials from around the world, making this show a central place for USA Rice to tout the quality of U.S.-grown rice and network with potential traders on behalf of the industry.
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  • USA Rice Hosts First World Market Price Meeting of 2016

    Feb 25, 2016
    This morning, the USA Rice World Market Price Subcommittee (WMP) met here to discuss planting prospects for the coming year, rice price reporting to National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), and trade issues facing the rice industry. Also at the meeting were representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), Economic Research Service (ERS), and Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
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  • Rice Leadership Development Class Graduates

    Feb 24, 2016
    The Rice Leadership Development Program's Class of 2014-16 graduated from the prestigious program during a special ceremony at the USA Rice Federation's 2016 Government Affairs Conference this week.
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  • USA Rice Government Affairs Conference Kicks Off

    Feb 23, 2016
    The Annual USA Rice Government Affairs Conference got underway here last night following a full day of USA Rice business meetings, a welcome reception, and an event for Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS).
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  • USA Rice Hosts “Cocina Viva” Chef Seminar in Bogota

    Feb 22, 2016
    Earlier this month, USA Rice partnered with the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council to conduct a culinary seminar for the hotel, restaurant, and institutional sector here. The interactive session was led by Executive Chef Bernardo Gómez, a professor and member of the Colombia Gastronomical Academy and honorary member of the Colombian Chef Association.
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  • USA Rice Presents to Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board

    Feb 18, 2016
    USA Rice CFO Linda Sieh presented the annual USA Rice Council report to the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board (ARRPB) here Tuesday.
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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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