USA Rice Outlook Conference

December 5 – 7, 2021  |  New Orleans, LA

Thank you to all the attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors that participated in the 2021 USA Rice Outlook Conference in New Orleans!

Join Us in 2022

As the largest rice conference in the United States, this event focuses on bringing the entire industry together to examine current issues and trends, learn from experts and each other, and to celebrate excellence in our industry.

Mark your calendar for the 2022 conference featuring exciting speakers, outstanding learning sessions, and a trade show bringing the newest and most promising innovations to attendees.  Watch for announcements in the USA Rice Daily, on this website, and on our social media channels.

Save the Date 

Make sure the Outlook Conference is on your calendar, December 7 – 9, 2022. Registration coming soon.

Conference Site & Hotel

Hilton Austin
500 E 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Sponsors & Exhibitors 

We offer creative and impactful ways to showcase your products, brands, and services to rice industry decision-makers.  Prospectus available soon.

  • USA Rice Daily
    Consumer Behavior Unmasked at Outlook Conference

    August 28, 2019

    Building on last year’s popular session, “The Future of Retail,” USA Rice has added a can’t miss session to this year’s Outlook Conference that will look at grocery shopper trends. In “Customers Also Viewed This: Unpacking Consumer Retail Behavior,” David Fikes, with the Food Marketing Institute, will present a trend report that builds on more than four decades of research into customer attitudes and practices. Full story
  • USA Rice Daily
    Big Picture Economics on Tap at the USA Rice Outlook Conference

    July 1, 2019

    The good news is the overall U.S. economy is booming; the bad news is the U.S. agricultural economy is not. During this prolonged downturn for ag, focusing on the big picture is key and economist Veronica Nigh will be on hand at the 2019 Outlook Conference to talk about the macroeconomic outlook for U.S. agriculture. Full story
  • USA Rice Daily
    Learning from the Mistakes of Others at the 2019 Outlook Conference

    June 17, 2019

    USA Rice examines the bumpy road to success during the 2019 Outlook Conference with a session titled “Lessons from the Field: Farmer Tales and Fails.” A panel of growers will share experiences of times when they tried something, didn’t achieve the expected result, but turned what looked like a failure into a new cutting edge practice with the potential to save time and resources. Full story


Persons requiring special accommodations or having any dietary restrictions to attend or participate in this conference should contact Jeanette Davis at (240) 682-0059, or e-mail jdavis@usarice.com no later than Dec. 1, 2021.

USA Rice is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  USA Rice does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital/family status or political beliefs.