• Man wearing yellow shirt, sunglasses and ballcap stands in large field of golden rice, palming rice heads Sustainability Report: Land Use and Soil Conservation

    May 16, 2019

    Just because rice farmers were already the best in the soil business didn’t mean that they couldn’t find ways to improve. Over the course of 36 years of data, soil erosion on U.S. rice farms decreased by 28 percent, and rice consistently demonstrates the lowest per-acre soil erosion of any major crop. Full story
  • Moving truck with white cab and yellow body with text "Road Show" on blue background Sharing the Sustainability Story Far and Wide

    May 09, 2019

    The U.S. Rice Industry Sustainability Report is live and available to the public after two long years of research, collaboration, and boots-on-the-ground work from farmers and millers across the country and USA Rice’s sustainability team. But the effort is far from over, and now it’s time to take the report on the road for its grand tour to get the message out. Full story
  • Green harvester cutting in rice field, blue sky background Sustainability Report: The Greatest Yields

    May 02, 2019

    Efficiency is the bedrock of sustainability. Rice farmers must utilize the land to its fullest while ensuring its continuing health. Increased productivity allows farmers to feed a growing population using less water and energy and get the most out of what each acre of soil has to offer. Full story
  • U.S. Rice Sustainability Report Cover, closeup of green rice in field with gray sky Epic Rice Sustainability Report Goes Live

    Apr 25, 2019

    The U.S. Rice Industry Sustainability Report is now available on the USA Rice website. It’s an historic document that spans three decades of rice’s commitment to sustainability across six states, and encompasses a vast amount of information and data, centralized for the first time in one place. Full story
  • 2017-19 Leadership Class outside plane-190207 Graduating Rice Leadership Development Class Promises Big Return on Investment

    Feb 07, 2019

    The Rice Leadership Development Program’s Class of 2017/19 graduated from the prestigious program during a special ceremony at the USA Rice 2019 Government Affairs Conference this week. Full story
  • 2019/21 Leadership Development Program Class Announced

    Dec 13, 2018

    Members of the 2019/21 Rice Leadership Development Program class were announced last week during the annual Rice Awards Luncheon at the 2018 USA Rice Outlook Conference. The class is comprised of seven rice industry professionals selected by a committee of agribusiness leaders. Full story
  • MS- Rice Leadership CA CA Experiment Station Biggs-181024 Rice Leadership Development Program – The California Session

    Oct 24, 2018

    The Rice Leadership Development Program recently visited California. Class member and Louisiana rice farmer Ross Thibodeaux filed a report. Full story