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 46

December 2, 2022
In This Issue: USRPA Statement on Rail Agreement Washington Update Market Update - U.S. Rice Farmers Need Improved Export Market Ray Stoesser Memorial Scholarship Photos from Rice Country

Volume 19, Issue 45

November 18, 2022
In This Issue: Market Update - USDA ERS Rice Report Lowers Exports Four Million Cwts USRPA Participates in 2022 USAEDC Annual Workshop Ray Stoesser Memorial Scholarship: Deadline December 1 Happy Thanksgiving from USRPA Photos from Rice Country

Volume 19, Issue 44

November 11, 2022
In This Issue: Market Update - USDA Report Reduces Field Yields, Raises Stocks Washington, D.C. Update  RMTC is Going to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Ray Stoesser Memorial Scholarship: Deadline December 1! Photos from Rice Country
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