• USA Rice Participates in FECARROZ Meeting

    Aug 31, 2015
    The Central American Rice Federation (FECARROZ) invited USA Rice here earlier this month to present at their board of directors meeting. USA Rice provided an update on the current U.S. crop and also discussed USA Rice's proposal to develop a FECARROZ standard in order to minimize variability in the quality of rice that is exported.
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  • Egypt Bans Rice Exports as of September 1

    Aug 28, 2015
    Egypt will ban rice exports again as of September 1 to satisfy domestic consumption, the ministry of trade and industry said yesterday. The ministry has yet to decide the duration of the ban, according to Sayed Abu Qomsan, a deputy to the minister.
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  • National Rice Month Spotlight: Promotion Raise Awareness

    Aug 28, 2015
    Promotional events and activities are held throughout September, National Rice Month (NRM), to celebrate the harvest underway, and show support for rice farming families. To help spread awareness of NRM, USA
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  • North Dakota Court on WOTUS: "Whoa" to EPA

    Aug 28, 2015
    The Clean Water Rule: Definition of 'Waters of the United States, better known as Waters of the U.S. or WOTUS, has been sidelined by a federal judge in theU.S. District Court of North Dakota who called the measure "exceptionally expansive."
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  • National Rice Month Spotlight: PF Chang's Participates in RiceGiving

    Aug 27, 2015
    Consumers across the country have another reason to be excited about National Rice Month - they can have their rice and give it too. New this year, USA Rice is partnering with P.F. Chang's, a major user of U.S.-grown rice, to raise awareness about rice grown in the USA and to help those in need.
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  • USA Rice Continues Rice Industry Visits, Participates in Annual Field Day

    Aug 27, 2015
    Yesterday, USA Rice Chairman Dow Brantley continued his California rice industry visit at the California Rice Experiment Station's annual field day held here. Brantley and USA Rice President and CEO Betsy Ward provided educational resources for attendees on behalf of USA Rice and visited the wide range of rice test plots throughout the station.
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  • California Rice Industry Hosts USA Rice Leaders

    Aug 26, 2015
    This week, USA Rice Chairman Dow Brantley traveled to California to meet with members of the rice industry and attend the annual California Rice Experiment Station Field Day in Biggs.
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  • 2015 USA Rice Outlook Conference to Feature Political Duo

    Aug 26, 2015
    Husband and wife political strategists and best-selling authors Mary Matalin and James Carville will be the keynote speakers at the 2015 USA Rice Outlook Conference to be held here this December with a conversation about the political outlook and what to expect during the 2016 presidential election.
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  • 79th International Rice Festival Names Honorees

    Aug 25, 2015
    Honorees at this year's International Rice Festival have been announced ahead of the September 19 Festival Honoree Social and Queen's Ball held here.
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  • National Rice Month Spotlight: Rice Aisle Impact

    Aug 24, 2015
    This September marks the 25th Anniversary of National Rice Month, a time to celebrate the harvest of this small, but mighty grain, and to remind shoppers to Think Rice while at the grocery store. This year, USA Rice is conducting customized promotions with supermarket registered dietitians (SRDs) at eight retail chains, including: Giant, HEB, Hy-Vee, Kroger, Rouses, ShopRite, Stop & Shop, and Weis Markets.
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