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    Congressman Visits Rice Festival & Talks with Local Rice Farmers

    October 12, 2018

    Last Saturday, at the Texas Rice Festival here, a group of local rice farmers hosted a meeting with Congressman Brian Babin (R-TX) on current issues affecting them and other farmers in Texas’ 36th Congressional District. Full story
  • USA Rice Daily
    WASDE Report Released

    October 11, 2018

    The 2018/19 rice crop is reduced 700,000 cwt to 218.8 million on lower yields. The average yield forecast is lowered 24 pounds per acre to 7,539 pounds. Decreases are in Texas and California. Full story
  • USA Rice Daily
    Successful Online Promotions in Korea

    October 11, 2018

    Auctions for U.S. medium grain table rice here had been suspended for several months which led to a dearth of U.S. rice in the market. Full story

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