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    USA Rice Members Make Advocacy Personal with Meetings on Capitol Hill

    February 27, 2020

    USA Rice’s Government Affairs Conference wrapped up today after four days of meetings in and around the nation’s capital. More than 100 members from all six rice-producing states took part in more than 70 meetings with Senators, Representatives, their staffs, and members of the Trump Administration. Full story
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    USDA Trade Champion Bob Spitzer Honored with 2020 USA Rice Industry Award

    February 26, 2020

    In a Government Affairs Conference meeting yesterday between rice industry leaders and government trade officials, USA Rice honored Bob Spitzer, career civil servant now at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), with the 2020 USA Rice Industry Award. Full story
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    Ag Negotiator Highlights 2020 Game Plan on Trade

    February 25, 2020

    Chief U.S. ag negotiator Ambassador Gregg Doud kicked off the 2020 Government Affairs Conference yesterday afternoon with remarks that energized the more than 100 rice industry representatives here from across the country ready to fan out for meetings with Members of Congress and agency offices. Full story

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