USA Rice Outlook Conference & Trade Show

Thanks to all who joined us for the 2019 USA Rice Outlook Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Your attendance and participation made the conference a big success!  Take time to mark your calendars for next year’s event in Austin, Texas, December 9 - 11, 2020.  

The USA Rice Outlook Conference is where the U.S. rice industry meets, bringing together rice farmers, millers, merchants, and representatives of allied businesses from all rice-producing states and beyond for information and interaction.  The conference also features exciting speakers, outstanding learning sessions, and a trade show bringing the newest and most promising innovations to attendees.
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USA Rice Outlook News

  • Graphic of hands pointing at various items like a purse, a shoe, flowers, a box, all superimposed on a blue background with a world map Consumer Behavior Unmasked at Outlook Conference

    Aug 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
  • Drawing of many hands with calculator, pen, magnifying glass hovering over paper with colorful graphs Big Picture Economics on Tap at the USA Rice Outlook Conference

    Jul 01, 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
  • Green tractor and cart stuck in in flooded ditch Learning from the Mistakes of Others at the 2019 Outlook Conference

    Jun 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 (703) 236-1447, or e-mail jdavis@usarice.com no later than Nov. 29, 2019.

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