VOL. 16; ISSUE 17

APRIL 25, 2019

In this issue:

  • New Crop Plantings in Full Swing, Healthy Market Needed
  • ITC Sees Positive Impact to U.S. Economy if USMCA Ratified
  • Japanese Rice Research Scientists Visit Arkansas

VOL. 16; ISSUE 17

APRIL 25, 2019

In this issue:

  • New Crop Plantings in Full Swing, Healthy Market Needed
  • ITC Sees Positive Impact to U.S. Economy if USMCA Ratified
  • Japanese Rice Research Scientists Visit Arkansas

VOL. 16; ISSUE 16

APRIL 18, 2019

In this issue:

  • Despite Positive Weekly Exports, Cautiously Optimistic on Long Term Bullish Positions
  • Farm Bill Status
  • Guatemala’s Rice Festival Underway!
  • Rice Festival in El Salvador Proving a Success!
  • Guatemala’s School Nutrition Program #Goals

VOL. 16; ISSUE 16

APRIL 18, 2019

In this issue:

  • Despite Positive Weekly Exports, Cautiously Optimistic on Long Term Bullish Positions
  • Farm Bill Status
  • Guatemala’s Rice Festival Underway!
  • Rice Festival in El Salvador Proving a Success!
  • Guatemala’s School Nutrition Program #Goals

VOL. 16; ISSUE 15

APRIL 11, 2019

In this issue:

  • Hansen-Mueller Expands Port of Houston Export Activity to Include Rice
  • U.S. Prepares Tariffs on Hundreds of European Products
  • Disaster Assistance Fails
  • CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee
  • Texas Rice Update
  • Mississippi River Flooding Continues to Hamper Trade
  • MMRMC at the St. Louis Science Center

VOL. 16; ISSUE 15

APRIL 11, 2019

In this issue:

  • Hansen-Mueller Expands Port of Houston Export Activity to Include Rice
  • U.S. Prepares Tariffs on Hundreds of European Products
  • Disaster Assistance Fails
  • CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee
  • Texas Rice Update
  • Mississippi River Flooding Continues to Hamper Trade
  • MMRMC at the St. Louis Science Center

VOL. 16; ISSUE 14

APRIL 4, 2019

In this issue:

  • USDA’S Foreign Agricultural Service Visits Louisiana and Texas Gulf Coast
  • Texas Rice Update
  • Missouri Rice Council at the Missouri Capitol
  • Market Update: Asian Origins and U.S. Price Spread Narrows Slightly, Helps Boost U.S. Competitiveness
  • Judiciary Committee Hearing
  • USTR Releases Report on Foreign Trade Barriers, Citing China Tariffs and Japan Market Access Issues

VOL. 16; ISSUE 13

MARCH 28, 2019

In this issue:

  • Senate Looks to Reform Tariff Process as Court Upholds President’s Recent Actions
  • All Eyes on USDA’s Stocks and Planting Report Due 3/29/2019
  • The First “Festival del Arroz Americano con Sabores de México e Internacionales” Was a Success
  • Promotional Campaign to Promote the Healthy Consumption of Rice in El Salvador Has Begun
  • Delta Area Update

VOL. 16; ISSUE 12

MARCH 21, 2019

In this issue:

  • President Requests More Trade Funding, Opens Brazil for U.S. Wheat as Brexit Uncertainties Continue
  • Mississippi River Flooding Complicates Export Shipments, Gulf Coast Farmers Get Weather Break
  • Arkansas & Delta Rice Update
  • Texas Rice Update

VOL. 16; ISSUE 11

MARCH 14, 2019

In this issue:

  • U.S. Rice Industry Loses a Great Leader & Friend
  • Trump Administration Releases President’s 2020 Budget
  • Series of Brexit Votes Delay U.S.-U.K. Trade Talks
  • Market Update:  Mississippi River Conditions Affecting Barge Traffic to New Orleans

VOL. 16; ISSUE 11

MARCH 14, 2019

In this issue:

  • U.S. Rice Industry Loses a Great Leader & Friend
  • Trump Administration Releases President’s 2020 Budget
  • Series of Brexit Votes Delay U.S.-U.K. Trade Talks
  • Market Update:  Mississippi River Conditions Affecting Barge Traffic to New Orleans

VOL. 16; ISSUE 10

MARCH 7, 2019

In this issue:

  • USRPA Urges Timely Farm Bill Implementation
  • Lawmakers Take Positions on USMCA as White House Calls Passage a Top Priority
  • Market Update: Weather Owns the Market
  • Missouri Rice Council’s Annual Meeting
  • Texas Rice Update

VOL. 16; ISSUE 08

FEBRUARY 22, 2019

In this issue:

  • U.S., China Continue Trade Negotiations as March 1 Tariff Deadline Looms
  • “Farmers’ Rice Prices Can Only Increase Going Forward….Right?”
  • Missouri Rice Meeting
  • Texas Rice Update

VOL. 16; ISSUE 07

FEBRUARY 15, 2019

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Needs Long Grain Demand, Iraq Business
  • House and Senate Conferees Release Omnibus Spending Package
  • USDA Will be Holding a Listening Session on 2018 Farm Bill Implementation
  • Mark Your Calendars: Missouri Rice Conference to be held in Malden, February 21

VOL. 16; ISSUE 06

FEBRUARY 7, 2019

In this issue:

  • House Agriculture Committee Announces Full Roster and Holds First Organizational Meeting of Full Committee
  • Market Update: All Eyes on February 8 USDA WASDE Report
  • Missouri Rice Research Council Annual Meeting Scheduled for February 28

VOL. 16; ISSUE 05

FEBRUARY 1, 2019

In this issue:

  • Chairman Peterson Announces Subcommittee Chairs
  • 22nd Annual NCS Cotton & Rice Conference a Success!
  • Market Update

VOL. 16; ISSUE 04

JANUARY 24, 2019

In this issue:

  • CAFTA-DR Focus of Meeting in Costa Rica
  • Market Update: Lack of USDA Reports Detrimental to Rice Farmers
  • Laura Tucker Joins USRPA
  • Texas Rice Council Board Meets in Katy
  • Southeast Texas Rice Symposium in Winnie

VOL. 16; ISSUE 03

JANUARY 17, 2019

In this issue:

  • CAFTA-DR Focus of Meeting in Costa Rica
  • FSA Provides Limited Services While Shutdown Continues
  • Rice Market Update
  • Texas Rice Farmers Meet in El Campo
  • Texas Rice Update
  • USRPA at the Missouri Governor’s Conference

VOL. 16; ISSUE 02

JANUARY 10, 2019

In this issue:

  • RMTC Heads to New Orleans!
  • Shutdown Continues
  • Rice Market Update: Farmers Need USDA WASDE Report to End Speculation
  • 22nd Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference is Farmer Friendly

VOL. 16; ISSUE 01

JANUARY 3, 2019

In this issue:

  • Shutdown Continues: No Resolution in Sight
  • US Congressman Rick Crawford Keynote Speaker Ag Education Conference
  • Market Update: Government Shutdown
  • Delays USDA Market Numbers

VOL. 15; ISSUE 48

DECEMBER 14, 2018

In this issue:

  • Farm Bill Update 2018: The Waiting is Almost Over
  • Market Update: Final 2018 WASDE Report Increases Medium Grain Exports, No Changes on Long Grain Supply/Demand
  • Texas Rice Farmers Meet with Texas Department of Agriculture

VOL. 15; ISSUE 47

DECEMBER 3, 2018

In this issue:

  • USRPA & FECARROZ Hold Annual Joint Meeting
  • UES Meeting in Houston: Review 2018, Prepare for 2019
  • Update: US-China Trade and NAFTA
  • Will the Final WASDE Report of the Year Impact the Farmers’ Market?
  • Texas Rice Update

VOL. 15; ISSUE 45

NOVEMBER 16, 2018

In this issue:

  • Farm Bill Saga Continues
  • Market Update: Export Tonnage Up Over Last Week
  • Senate Ag Committee Announces Hearing for USDA Food Safety and Research Nominees
  • Texas Rice Update

VOL. 15; ISSUE 42

OCTOBER 26, 2018

In this issue:

  • Hand-to-Mouth Buying Causes Slow Market, Export Demand Needed
  • Appropriations Top Lame Duck Session Agenda
  • Congressman Bost Hosts Farmer’s Forum

VOL. 15; ISSUE 41

OCTOBER 19, 2018

In this issue:

  • Administration Notifies Congress
  • Rice Market Update: Slow Demand Waiting on Overall 2018 Crop Quality News
  • Texas Rice Update

VOL. 15; ISSUE 40

OCTOBER 12, 2018

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: Near-Term Market Outlook Has Positive Scenarios
  • USMCA Includes Significant Support for Biotech
  • “Mas Por Menos” Campaign Grows in Mexico
  • Texas Rice Council Meets in Katy

VOL. 15; ISSUE 39

OCTOBER 5,2018

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Rice Sales to Iraq Help Alleviate Harvest Pressure
  • Trilateral Trade Agreement Reached: United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
  • Farm Bill Update
  • Texas Rice Update
  • “USA Arroz Con Nuestro Sabor” Program Proves Successful

VOL. 15; ISSUE 38

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update
  • Farm Bill Update
  • US Rice Producers Association Representing U.S. Rice at SaborUSA in Guatemala

VOL. 15; ISSUE 37

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: Field Yields, Quality Positive as Harvest Moves Past Halfway Point
  • Washington Update
  • FECARROZ Meets in Guatemala City
  • Grow, Harvest & Gather: A Farm Celebration
  • USRPA’s Rice Promotion Program in El Salvador Continues with Great Success

VOL. 15; ISSUE 36

SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

In this issue:

  • Rice Market: “Buyers and Sellers Playing Tug of War”
  • Senators Hear Administration’s Perspective on U.S. Agricultural Trade
  • President Calls Out Democrats for Stalling Farm Bill
  • Texas Rice Update
  • Promotional Campaign “Elige Arroz de Louisiana” Continues with Great Success

VOL. 15; ISSUE 35

SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

In this issue:

  • Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting
  • Rice Market Update
  • Ontario Students Visit Missouri
  • Great Start for the “USA Arroz Con Nuestro Sabor” Seminar

VOL. 15; ISSUE 33

AUGUST 24, 2018

In this issue:

  • Gulf Coast Harvest Begins to Wrap Up with Above Average Yields, Quality Harvest Moving North
  • Annual Missouri Rice Research Farm Field Day Popular with Area Farmers
  • USRPA Rice Promotion Program in El Salvador Continues with Great Results
  • Farm Bill Update
  • WOTUS
  • NAFTA Talks Stead; U.S. Impose New Tariffs on China; Trade Aid Announcement Monday

VOL. 15; ISSUE 32

AUGUST 17, 2018

In this issue:

  • Trade Talks Focus on Mexico, Leaving China for Another Day
  • Rice Market: All Eyes on Anticipated Volume of Arkansas Rice Harvest
  • School Nutrition Program in Guatemala
  • “Elige Arroz de Louisiana” is Selling U.S. Rice
  • Bootheel Rice at the Missouri State Fair

VOL. 15; ISSUE 31

AUGUST 10, 2018

In this issue:

  • Rice Harvest in Full Swing, No Surprises in the WASDE Report
  • NAFTA Discussions Continue in D.C.
  • RiceTec Field Day Highlights Progress for the Rice Industry

VOL. 15; ISSUE 30

AUGUST 3, 2018

In this issue:

  • U.S.-China Trade Debacle Escalates
  • Senate Names Farm Bill Conferees
  • Rice Harvest Pressure Building on Marketplace
  • Rice Farmers Meet with Congressman Mike McCaul (R-Tx)
  • Texas Rice Update

Vol. 13; Issue 46

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Market Update: Rice Farmers Looking for a Brighter Year In 2017
  • United States & Cuba: Life After Fidel Castro
  • Congress Mulls Appropriations Continuing Resolution
  • Trump’s Transition Moving Forward

(more…)

Vol. 13; Issue 45

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Market Outlook: Producers Look to the Next Crop Year with Mixed Emotions
  • Texas Rice Update
  • Congress to Pass Short-Term CR – Push Appropriations Decisions to 2017
  • House to Passes Legislation to Block Midnight Regulations
  • House and Senate Re-elect New Leaders
  • USRPA Travels to Morocco to Expand U.S. Rice Market

(more…)

Vol. 13, Issue 44

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • DONALD TRUMP, HOUSE AND SENATE REPUBLICANS, PREVAIL
  • WELCOME TREY BARKER TO THE USRPA!
  • MARKET UPDATE: USDA’S SUPPLY / DEMAND REPORT MARGINALLY BULLISH FOR RICE MARKET

(more…)

Vol. 13, Issue 43

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IN THIS ISSUE

  • IFG GRAIN TERMINAL AT PORT OF LAKE CHARLES IS INTEGRAL PART OF REGION’S RICE MARKET
  • FORECAST OF CONGRESSIONAL AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP
  • CONGRATULATIONS MARCELA GARCIA!
  • MISSOURI RICE FARMERS VISIT SOUTHERN BOONE PRIMARY SCHOOL IN ASHLAND, MISSOURI

(more…)

Vol. 13, Issue 42

In This Issue

  • Monthly Rough Rice Vessel Loadings in Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana Contribute to Export Efforts
  • Texas Rice Update
  • Rumors on Short List for Clinton Ag Secretary Emerges

(more…)

TRA 13.40

In this issue:

  • Vietnam Suspends Rice Exports to US After Pesticide Violations
  • Speaking of Vietnamese Rice.Remember 2013? How Your Memory?
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way
  • Rice Market Update

(more…)

TRA 13.38

In this issue:

  • Colombia Peace Agreement Promises Major Impacts on Agriculture Production
  • Congress passes Continuing Resolution through December
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way
  • Rice Market Update

(more…)

TRA 13.37

In this issue:

  • Rice Market & Technology Convention Returns to Beautiful Miami for 2017!
  • Tillage Conference is Headed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 2017
  • Rice Market Update: Â Farmers Reaching Lower Limits of Acceptable Pricing
  • Senate Judiciary Questions Agribusiness Consolidation; Vilsack Testifies at Senate Ag

(more…)

Vol. 13, Issue 36

In this issue:

  • U.S. Files WTO Complaint Against China, Offers Data on China’s Excess Price Support
  • USRPA Chairman completes successful week in Washington, D.C.
  • Rice Market Update: Price Outlook Challenging for Farmers

(more…)

TRA 13.36

In this issue:

  • U.S. Files WTO Complaint Against China, Offers Data on Chinas Excess Price Support
  • USRPA Chairman completes successful week in Washington, D.C.
  • Rice Market Update: Price Outlook Challenging for Farmers

(more…)

TRA 13.35

In this issue:

  • Congress Returns from Seven Week Recess, House Ag Committee to Conduct Cuba Hearing
  • Market Update: Rice Harvest in Arkansas Impacting Prices
  • Missouri Rice Farmers Engaging Youth
  • USRPA “Consume Arroz USA” Campaign Increases Rice Consumption in Mexico

(more…)

TRA 13.34

In this issue:

  • No TPP Vote This Year, Says McConnell
  • Rice Market Update: Additional Export Sales Essential
  • Senate Judiciary to Study Ag Industry Consolidation
  • USDA Making Progress on GMO Labeling Rules

(more…)

TRA 13.33

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: “We Are Dealing with an Unknown Supply”
  • New Agricultural Research Foundation Names Advisory Committee Members

(more…)

TRA 13.32

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: Weather Damage and Tragedy Unfolding Along Gulf Coast, South Louisiana
  • Trump Names Ag Advisory Team
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way
  • USRPA Promotional Activities Continue in Valley of Mexico with Excellent Results

(more…)

TRA 13.31

In this issue:

  • Fall Vote on TPP Unlikely; USRPA Opposed to Trade Deal
  • Rice Market Update
  • NASS Reports Ag Production Costs Declined in 2015

(more…)

TRA 13.30

In this issue:

  • Congressional Election News from Missouri and Kansas
  • Market Update: Long Grain Harvest in Full Swing and Searching for Markets

(more…)

TRA 13.29

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Harvest in Full Swing, Growers Face Tough Market Choices
  • Democrats Meet in Philly, Approve 2016 Party Platform
  • US Rice Producers Oversee Campaign Activities in El Salvador
  • USRPA Visits Guatemala to Oversee Promotional Program
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way
  • Successful Promotional Campaign for USRPA in Mexico

(more…)

TRA 13.28

In this issue:

  • GOP 2016 Platform: Agriculture
  • Rice Market Update
  • Reminder: ARC and PLC Deadlines

(more…)

TRA 13.27

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: Â Farm Level Prices Lacking Strength
  • GMO Labeling Agreement Passes House, Heads to President’s Desk

(more…)

TRA 13.25

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update
  • Brexit Vote Leaves Uncertainty for U.S. Agriculture
  • 42nd Annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day Enjoy Cool Weather
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way

(more…)

TRA 13.24

In this issue:

  • Potential for House Action on Cuba
  • Rice Market Update
  • Senators Strike Deal on GMO Labeling
  • USRPA’s Promotional Activities Increases Coverage with Two Teams in Toluca, Mexico

(more…)

TRA 13.22

In this issue:

  • The Americas and Beyond Gather in Houston for RMTC 2016
  • Market Update: All Eyes on Asian Rice Prices While USDA Report Benign for US Rice
  • Rice Producers of California Host Area Farmers
  • House Subcommittee to Examine U.S. Ag Trade and Exports

(more…)

TRA 13.21

In this issue:

  • A World of Rice Coming to Houston, Texas Next Week
  • Market Update: Export Sales Up This Week

(more…)

TRA 13.20

In this issue:

  • US Rice Producers Association Does Not Support Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement
  • GE crops are safe for consumption and environment, according to National Academies of Science
  • Agriculture Appropriations Update; Senate Action
  • ITC report says TPP good for U.S. agriculture except for rice
  • Market Update

(more…)

TRA 13.19

In this issue

  • World of Rice Coming to Houston, Texas !!!!
  • Rice Market Update: Crystal Ball Cloudy as Market Undertones Looking More Positive Since First of the Year
  • USRPA Requests Extension of USDA Farm Status Deadline

(more…)

TRA 13.18

In this issue:

  • General Market Update
  • Pacific Trade Deal Likely to Hurt Sales of U.S. Rice to Mexico
  • Rice Grading Equipment Studied

TRA 13.17

In this issue:

  • Obstacles Remain in Trade Negotiations with Europe
  • Pressure is On For GMO Labeling Federal Preemption
  • US Coast Guard Clarifies Shipping Container Weight Requirements
  • General Market Update
  • USRPA’s Mas Por Menos Campaign Increases U.S. Long Grain Rice Consumption in Mexico
  • USA ARROZ – Rice Promotions in Guatemala

(more…)

TRA 13.16

In this issue:

  • U.S. Agency Finds Lifting U.S. Trade Ban on Cuba Would Increase U.S. Ag Exports
  • U.S. Cuba Efforts Gaining Strength
  • Ag Shippers and Ocean Carriers at Odds Over Container Weight Declarations
  • EPA caught in Anti-Farmer Campaign, House Members Demand Answers
  • General Market Update
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way

(more…)

TRA 13.15

In this issue:

  • US Rice Producers Call for Funds to Support USDA Staff at Embassy in Havana
  • Cuban Ambassador Visits Houston, Texas
  • USRPA Weighs in on Plant Genetics Treaty and Monitors Rising Cost of Pesticides
  • General Market Update
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way

(more…)

TRA 13.14

In this issue:

  • Long Grain Exports Show Strong Volume While Prices Indicate Need for Much More
  • Senate’s Return Prompts Continued GMO Labeling Discussion
  • USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Ag Producers Increase the Value of Their Products
  • USRPA’s Promotional Activity Increases Coverage with Three Teams in Mexico
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way

(more…)

TRA 13.14

In this issue:

  • Long Grain Exports Show Strong Volume While Prices Indicate Need for Much More
  • Senate’s Return Prompts Continued GMO Labeling Discussion
  • USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Ag Producers Increase the Value of Their Products
  • USRPA’s Promotional Activity Increases Coverage with Three Teams in Mexico
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way

(more…)

TRA 13.13

In this issue:

  • Lack of Rice Market Demand Confirmed by USDA Report
  • Texas Legislative Committee Conducts Public Hearing on Cuba
  • USDA Approves Checkoff Action in Cuba
  • United States Trade Representative Debates Trans Pacific Partnership in Arkansas

(more…)

TRA 13.11

In this Issue:

  • Rice Producers Urge Congress to Further Open Ag Trade With Cuba
  • House Budget Calls for Trimming Agriculture Spending
  • Market Update: Â Ability of U.S. Rice to Compete Globally Brought into Question
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way

(more…)

TRA 13.10

In this issue:

  • Rice Farming Industry Loses A Renaissance Man
  • USRPA Supports Ag Coalition Effort to Protect Farm Bill
  • U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Foreign Affairs Invites Texas Rice Farmer Ray Stoesser for Cuba Hearing
  • Market Update: Â USDA WASDE Report Makes Odd Adjustment for Southern Medium Grain
  • Promotional Activities in Mexico Begin to Show Results after Two Weeks

(more…)

TRA 13.08

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Failure of Iraqi Tender Looms Over Market as Spring Planting Begins
  • Mexico Rice Market: Â Highly Competitive, Full of Opportunity
  • Washington Update
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way

(more…)

TRA 13.09

In this issue:

  • Central American Rice Federation Addresses Market Issues & Policies in San Jose, Costa Rica: Rice Grain Quality a Constant Topic
  • Rice Market Update: Â Quiet Market Needs Bullish News
  • Senate Agriculture Committee Considers GMO Bill
  • DuPont Co. Announces Krysta Harden as New Policy Chief
  • Missouri Rice Farmers Gather in Cape Girardeau

(more…)

TRA 13.07

In this issue:

  • President Obama Announces Trip to Cuba
  • Supreme Court Nomination Could Impact Congressional Landscape
  • USRPA Supports Funding for International Food Aid Programs
  • Rice Market Update: Good Week for Exports, Farmers Waiting on Iraqi Tender Results
  • USRPA’s Promotions Began this Month in Guatemala
  • USRPA Map Promotional Activities Began In Mexico
  • 2016 Missouri Rice Conference Attracts Bootheel Rice Farmers

(more…)

TRA 13.06

In this issue:

  • US Rice Producers Association Voice Concerns in Washington DC, Push Trade with Cuba
  • Rice Market Update: This Week’s USDA Report Neutral for Rice Farmers
  • President Obama final budget request is a mixed bag for Agriculture

(more…)

TRA 13.05

In this issue:

  • Rice Farmers Travel to Washington, DC to Voice Concerns
  • Rice Market Update: Bankers Helping Farmers with Planting Decisions
  • Louisiana Independent Rice Producers Association Annual Meeting Reflects on Accomplishments
  • Update from Washington, DC

(more…)

TRA 13.04

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: Farmers Cautiously Optimistic as Market Sets Stage for Better Prices
  • USRPA Praises Loosening of Cuba Trade Restrictions, Calls for Congress to Do More
  • Nominee for FDA Commissioner blocked by several Members
  • EPA proposes discharge permit for pesticide spraying
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Hosts Southeast Texas Rice Symposium
  • Fortuna International to Address Rice Market & Technology Convention

(more…)

TRA 13.03

In this issue:

  • Latest News from Washington, DC
  • Rice Market Update: Signals We Have Reached the Bottom of the Cash Market?
  • From the Desk of Dr. MO Way
  • Texas Rice Farmers Meet in El Campo for Annual Meeting

(more…)

TRA 13.02

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: Market Conditions Make Planting Decisions Difficult for Many Farmers
  • 19th Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference Draws Record Crowd
  • Washington, DC Update
  • 30% of Uruguay’s Old Crop Unsold as Harvest Approaches

(more…)

TRA 13.01

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: No Two Years Alike & the Uncertainty of 2016
  • 65th Annual Texas Rice Council Meeting & Western Rice Belt Production Conference
  • Federal Government Publishes New Dietary Guidelines

(more…)

TRA 12.47

In this issue:

  • General Market Update
  • Congressional Report Will Santa Arrive In Time?

(more…)

TRA 12.46

In this issue:

  • Will the Chinese Buy U.S. Rice?
  • Grain Quality of U.S. Rice a Serious Concern to Central America
  • Texas Rice Update
  • General Market Update
  • Crop Insurance Cuts Restored

(more…)

TRA 12.45

In this issue:

  • In Preparation for the Opening of the Chinese Market
  • Peru Market: Why is U.S. Rice Lost in the Shuffle?
  • Rice Market Update
  • Encouraging Signs at Joint Hearing on U.S. Food Aid
  • U.S. Rice Producers Visit Supermarket Promotions in Mexico

(more…)

TRA 12.44

In this issue:

  • USDA Secretary Leads Food and Agriculture Delegation To Cuba
  • Rice Market Update

(more…)

TRA 12.43

In this issue:

  • Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Threatens U.S. Rice Sales to Mexico
  • Market Update: Next Week’s USDA Report to Indicate Outlook
  • Senate Votes to Kill WOTUS Rule

(more…)

TRA 12.42

In this issue:

  • Stark Decline in U.S. Exports to Cuba Highlights Steep Disadvantage to Competitors
  • Congress Passes Budget Agreement, Averting Default on National Debt
  • Newly Elected Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s Views On Agriculture
  • General Rice Market Update
  • Double Rice Hit!

(more…)

TRA 12.41

In this issue:

  • USRPA Awaits Release of Trans Pacific Partnership Details
  • House Ag Committee Scrutinizes Foreign Agricultural Subsidies
  • General Market Update: Export Sales Figures Biggest Positive of the Week
  • Texas Rice Update
  • Survey Results Positive for U.S. Rice in Chinese Markets

(more…)

TRA 12.40

In this issue:

  • USRPA’s Program in Guatemala Proves Successful!
  • Promotion Campaign Continues Increasing Rice Consumption in Mexico
  • General Rice Market Update: Current Conditions Make Long Term Marketing Decisions Difficult
  • Nation’s Leading Ag Educational Conference is Headed to Memphis in 2016

(more…)

TRA 12.38

In this issue:

  • Historic Rice Export Sale Attracts Attention to Southwest Louisiana and Beyond
  • General Rice Market Update
  • Government Shutdown Averted (Postponed?)
  • TPP Outlook Gloomy for Rice
  • House Ag Committee holds second hearing on International Food Aid Programs

(more…)

TRA 12.37

In this issue:

  • Rice Farmers Lead Efforts to Open Rice Trade with China
  • Market Update: Rice Farmers Cautiously Optimistic on Price Outlook
  • ASALBAR & Us Rice Producers Association Announce Its New Campaign

(more…)

TRA 12.36

In this issue:

  • U.S.-China Rice Protocol Agreement Signing Update
  • Cuba: Progress Towards Normalization Continues
  • Capitol Hill News: Congress Faces Key Issues this Fall from Elections to Legislation to Budget
  • Rice Market Update: Farmers Watching Price as Harvest Yields Continue to Drop

(more…)

TRA 12.35

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Upward Momentum Result of Harvest Concerns, USDA Report
  • USRPA Highlights Legislation to Open Trade, Travel with Cuba; House Subcommittee Weighs Opportunities and Challenges
  • From the desk of Dr. Mo Way, Texas A&M University Rice Research Specialist
  • Congress Returns to Tackle Full Fall Legislative Schedule

(more…)

TRA 12.34

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Positive Week for Rice Market, All Eyes on Next USDA Report
  • USRPA’s Program in Guatemala Proves Successful!

(more…)

TRA 12.33

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Southern U.S. Rice Harvest Entering Critical Phase
  • Consume Arroz USA Ends the Third Month of Activities
  • California Rice Field Day Focus on Water, Field Trials

(more…)

TRA 12.33

In this issue:

  • Michel Hawit Elected President of Central American Rice Federation-FECARROZ
  • Rice Market Update: Â Farmers On Hold, Playing Wait and See

(more…)

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