Major rice buyers of U.S. long-grain rice from Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama along with affiliated U.S. industry members, all tuned in to USRPA’s virtual conference yesterday. The presentations focused on the current status of the on-going rice harvest, the short and Read more…

Heroes Vs. Heals

The Senate recessed today until September. This week was originally scheduled as the first week of the Senate’s August recess, but Majority Leader McConnell had kept the Senate in session in order to allow more time for negotiation on the fifth COVID response. The House had recessed earlier and is not scheduled Read more…

Washington DC Update

This week on August 4th, USRPA joined with over 180 organizations in sending a letter to leadership of the House and Senate.  The letter expressed support for including a technical correction addressing the tax treatment of loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in the next round of relief Read more…