• Mark Your Calendar: Rice Industry Meetings Scheduled Next Week

    Feb 03, 2017
    Louisiana and Southeast Arkansas rice industry stakeholders will receive the latest information on issues impacting the industry in series of meetings scheduled next week.
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  • USA Rice on the Road in Mississippi and Arkansas

    Jan 27, 2017
    As the 2017 planting season approaches, rice state meetings are in full swing and USA Rice is on the road listening to growers and sharing planned activities and success stories.
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  • Upcoming Rice Industry Meetings Scheduled in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana

    Jan 23, 2017
    Rice industry stakeholders will receive the latest information on opportunities and challenges in major markets at several meetings scheduled next week throughout Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas.
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  • Western Rice Belt Production Conference and Texas Rice Council Welcome USA Rice

    Jan 18, 2017
    More than 200 Texas rice producers packed the Civic Center here today for the annual Western Rice Belt Production Conference and Texas Rice Council Meetings to hear research and association updates.
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  • Rice is Center of the Plate at Mississippi Lunch

    Sep 20, 2016
    Last Friday, Delta Rice Promotions, Inc. sponsored the 26th Annual Rice Tasting Luncheon here in honor of National Rice Month (NRM). More than 300 rice dishes, prepared by community members and local restaurants, were donated for the lunch, and more than 800 people from across Mississippi and beyond joined the festivities to support local agriculture and visit a variety of educational exhibits.
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  • Fisher Delta Center Celebrates 55th Annual Field Day

    Sep 06, 2016
    USA Rice sponsored and exhibited at the University of Missouri Fisher Delta Center Field Day on Friday. More than 500 people, including producers, agribusiness representatives, and local, state and national elected officials, as well as many new candidates for office attended an appreciation breakfast before going on field tours.
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  • California Rice Research and Industry on Display

    Sep 06, 2016
    The University of California Rice Experiment Station held its annual field day here last week and USA Rice was on hand to participate. President and CEO Betsy Ward and Vice President of Government Affairs Ben Mosely toured the grower-funded research plots and heard from the University’s researchers who are working to further improve upon California’s high quality/high yielding varieties.
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  • 2016 Arkansas Rice Expo Celebrates Largest Production Year on Record

    Aug 11, 2016
    Against the backdrop of reports of rice harvest in various pockets of the state, more than 1,000 people came out for Wednesday's Arkansas Rice Expo to celebrate the rice industry and the beginning of the 2016 rice harvest. Arkansas is expected to produce more than fifty percent of the rice grown in the United States for the second consecutive year and have the largest production year on record.
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  • Arkansas RiceTec Field Day Brings the Heat

    Aug 04, 2016
    When the 2016 Arkansas RiceTec Field Day started yesterday at 6:30 a.m. temperatures already were in the high 70s and by the time the field tours ended the mercury had climbed to the mid-90s. The heat didn’t seem to dampen the enthusiasm of growers and industry representatives there.
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  • USA Rice Millers’ Association Welcomes New Members

    Jul 27, 2016
    This month the USA Rice Millers’ Association (RMA) welcomed a new Mill Member, Martin Rice Company of Bernie, Missouri, and a new associate member, Liberty, Missouri-based Douglas Products.
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