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    Team from China Visits Potential U.S. Rice Trading Partners

    May 17, 2019

    This week, USA Rice hosted a team of rice traders, academics, and staff from the China National Association of the Grain Sector (CNAGS) who were in the United States visiting mills approved by the Chinese government as potential exporters of U.S. rice to China. Full story
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    USDA and FDA Weigh In On U.S. Rice Industry Issues

    May 17, 2019

    The USA Rice World Market Price (WMP) Subcommittee held its spring meeting here yesterday to discuss U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports on projected planting intentions and production figures, and to brief FDA on important issues effecting the U.S. rice industry. Full story
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    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

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