• 2018 Rice Awards Application Open

    Apr 20, 2018
    USA Rice, in conjunction with Horizon Ag and Rice Farming magazine, is seeking nominations for the 2018 Rice Awards to recognize rice leaders who exemplify dedication, determination, and innovation to the industry.
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  • Government Affairs Team Adds New Staff

    Apr 09, 2018
    Jamison Cruce joined USA Rice today as a Manager in the Government Affairs Department. The Georgia native earned his B.S. in Agriculture at the University of Georgia, and worked for the Georgia Peanut Commission before moving to Washington, DC, two and a half years ago.
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  • U.S. Rice Common Thread in Traditional Southern Cuisine

    Apr 06, 2018
    Two new cookbooks are exploring the relationship between rice and the traditional cuisine of regions in the South. Secrets of the Southern Table: A Food Lover's Tour of the Global South by Virginia Willis takes readers on a vivid sensory journey through Louisiana rice country, while The Austin Cookbook by Paula Forbes is a love letter to the land of barbecue, breakfast tacos, and Tex-Mex.
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  • Trade is Topic #1 at Ag Summit

    Mar 22, 2018
    Ag industry leaders and administration officials braved the weather on Wednesday despite federal snow cancellations to discuss trade policy, ag outlooks, and biotech issues at the Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit.
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  • Popular Rice Prize Wheel Returns to Farm & Gin Show

    Mar 06, 2018
    USA Rice hosted a booth last weekend at the 66th annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, providing attendees with information about the U.S. rice industry and activities conducted by USA Rice via games, pamphlets, and giveaways. The show included ag updates by Carl Brothers, senior vice president and COO of Riceland Foods and USA Rice board member, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.
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  • Focus on the Farmer

    Feb 26, 2018
    As Nobel Prize winner Ralph Bunche said, “If you want to get an idea across, wrap it up in a person.” Following that lead, USA Rice is introducing a new feature today to bring attention to the folks who help put U.S.-grown rice on America’s plates - and to let them tell the real story of food production in their own words.
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  • Rice Farming Half a World Away

    Jan 12, 2018
    My wife, Karen, and I are just back from a vacation, not a business trip, on a Mekong River cruise through Cambodia, plus a week in northern Viet Nam prior to the cruise and a few days in Ho Chi Minh City, post-cruise.
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  • USA Rice Welcomes New Staff to Start the New Year

    Jan 02, 2018
    USA Rice has announced the arrival of three new staff members to start off the new year.
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  • Lesley Dixon Takes on New Role at USA Rice

    Dec 07, 2017
    USA Rice is pleased to announce that Lesley Dixon has joined the Marketing and Communications Department as Staff Writer, reporting to Michael Klein. Her main duties will be generating original content for the USA Rice Daily and Whole Grain publications, as well as other media channels including our website and social media platforms.
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  • U.S. Rice Finds a Home in Locally Made Saké

    Aug 22, 2017
    Japan’s saké-making tradition is more than 2,000 years old, but with the growing demand for premium saké combined with the current taste for craft beverages here in the U.S., there is an increase in locally-produced saké – with U.S.-grown rice leading the way.
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