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 24

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022 In This Issue: - Market Update: Growing Focus on U.S. Rice Crop's Yields & Quality - Washington, D.C. Update - Remembering Dr. Charlie Bollich - RiceTec Appoints Karsten Neuffer as New CEO

Volume 19, Issue 23

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022 In This Issue: Market Update: U.S. Market Quiet, Crop in the Field Progressing Well  USDA Reminds Producers to File Crop Acreage Reports Washington, D.C. Update

Volume 19, Issue 22

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022 Global Rice Industry Converges in Cancun, Mexico Market Update: A Year Like No Other Continues Washington, D.C. Update
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