Dec 12, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The 2014 USA Rice Outlook Conference successfully wrapped up here on Tuesday. The USA Rice Federation reports attendance of 840, the second highest total on record, and the largest trade show in USA Rice Outlook Conference history with more than 70 booths featuring rice-related equipment, technology, products and services. Arkansas was the host state for this year's conference and Governor-elect Asa Hutchinson welcomed attendees at the opening session. The program included farm bill implementation, conservation, the Central American market for U.S. rice, trade policy, research, and other issues that affect the outlook for U.S. rice. The 2015 USA Rice Outlook Conference will be held December 9-11 in New Orleans, LA.
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