USA Rice Update

The customer’s stomach is always right

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As far as adages go, “The customer is always right” is one of the most famous; another is that “an army marches on its stomach.” I’ve created a combined version — a hybrid if you will — “The customer’s stomach is always right.” In addition to tracking rice import statistics and domestic acreage that give us a sense of the ... Read More »

Rice industry sets priorities for the next Farm Bill

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I’m not going to lie to you — things in Washington, D.C., are a little strange. Important positions in some federal agencies are going unfilled, at times the administration appears to be at war with itself and Congress is more divided than ever. So we were thrilled to receive good news last month when Congress, in passing a short-term budget ... Read More »

Help on two fronts

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A new risk-management program aids growers of specialty and organic rices, while another sleuths out fraudulently labeled organic rice. Read More »

At home and abroad

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As you prepare your fields for this year’s crop, USA Rice is developing marketing plans to help move the rice you will grow. Read More »