Representing rice producers in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas, the USRPA is the only national rice producers’ organization comprised by producers, elected by producers and representing producers in all six rice-producing states.

We invite you to browse our website, check out the Rice Advocate and News section to learn about issues and events concerning the rice and agricultural industry.

20 Years & Counting


Since 1997, the US Rice Producers Association has worked hard to:

  • Maintain and enhance existing rice markets, both domestic and international.
  • Find and develop new markets for domestic sales and export of rough, brown and milled rice.
  • Represent producers in legislative and governmental affairs in Washington, D.C.
  • Educate and inform producers and the general public about rice and rice market information.
  • Expand research activities to develop the rice industry


A look at what happened in the U.S. rice industry 20 years ago answers questions of why there are
two rice groups.

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Newest Rice Advocate

Volume 19, Issue 31

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022 In This Issue: Remembering John Alter: Rice Farming Industry Loses a Voice of Reason Market Update: Anyone Harvesting Rice in Arkansas Yet? Washington, D.C. Update RiceTec Holds Annual Field Day in Harrisburg Photos from Rice Country

Volume 19, Issue 30

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022 In This Issue: South Louisiana Rail Facility Continues to Influence Area Rice Market Market Update: Weather Conditions a Constant Conversation USRPA Attends COL-RICE Meeting in Miami ARROZGUA Celebrates 25 Years Washington, D.C. Update Photos from Rice Country

Volume 19, Issue 29

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022 In This Issue: Market Update: Harvest Gaining Strength, Market in Turmoil Washington, D.C. Update Endigo ZC Approved for Rice Stink Bug Control in Arkansas Mexico Update: Long Range Consumption Outlook, Short Term Efforts to Lower the Cost of Food 
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