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    U.S. Rice Quality Put to the Test in Nicaragua

    March 15, 2019

    Earlier this week USA Rice embarked on an important mission to distribute long grain rice samples to major rice industry leaders in Nicaragua. Quality of U.S. rice was the main topic for discussion in the meetings. Full story
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    Arkansas Outlaws Rice Pretenders

    March 14, 2019

    Rice pretenders are about to be contraband in Arkansas thanks to a new truth in labeling law that has just passed the House and Senate here and is expected to be signed by Governor Asa Hutchinson any day. Full story
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    Louisiana Rice Promotion Board Uses Certified Louisiana Program to Boost Rice

    March 13, 2019

    The Louisiana Rice Promotion Board was successful in obtaining a $100,000 grant through the program and used the funds to encourage Louisianans to “Start with Rice.” Analysis on the effort is in and the results are even better than expected. Full story

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