Tag Archives: Marketing

See you at the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

For more than six decades, a major stop along the way to a new rice farming season is the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show. This year’s event will be held at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn., March 3-4. Read More »

Exports lag

rice harvest

Market needs a spark in demand, particularly from foreign buyers, to reach upside price potential. Read More »

Specialists Speaking

rice disease

TEXAS Dr. M.O. “Mo” Way Rice Research Entomologist moway@aesrg.tamu.edu It was an ugly year Rice was planted on about 165,000 acres in 2016 compared to about 130,000 in 2015, according to the Texas Rice Crop Survey. This increase was due to release of water to farmers along the Colorado and Brazos Rivers following a wet winter, which helped fill upstream ... Read More »

Uphill battle

rice planting

Erratic export demand, strong U.S. dollar and higher U.S. rice prices conspire to soften short-term market outlook. Read More »

Unique Opportunities

Convention brings together the world of technology and rice marketers in Houston. Although the focus of the Rice Market & Technology Convention has always be on the rice market of the Americas, the success of this event has spread to other regions of the world. The 2016 edition, scheduled for May 31-June 2 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, ... Read More »

USA Rice readies for full plate of issues in Washington, D.C.

Some trading ‘partners’ fail to live up to their agreements. Just as you’re getting your farms ready for the next rice-growing season, we’re getting ready here in Washington, D.C., for the next legislative season, finalizing priorities and planning for the year ahead.  And what a year it is promising to be. The second session of the 114th Congress has what ... Read More »