• An Intern Reports: Finding a Seat at the Table

    Apr 10, 2017
    My fondest memories from days on the family farm in southeast Arkansas were sharing conversations with my father and grandfather over breakfast and lunch each day, discussing things such as weather, jobs that needed to be done on the farm that day, commodity prices, and current events. From a young age, I can remember having a keen interest in how the farm operated but also how legislation, regulation, and world events affected my father and grandfather’s day-to-day decisions for the farm.
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  • Louisiana Farm Broadcaster Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    Mar 27, 2017
    Long-time Louisiana farm radio and television broadcaster Don Molino received the Radio Lifetime Achievement award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) Tuesday.
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  • Latest Issue of Whole Grain Highlights Industry Record on Sustainability

    Mar 24, 2017
    Check your mailbox for the Whole Grain, USA Rice’s newspaper, as the latest issue is off the presses and on its way to readers throughout the six rice producing states and Washington, DC.
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  • Sebree and Wells Inducted into Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame

    Mar 07, 2017
    Last Friday, at the 29th annual luncheon sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, Gary Sebree and the late Dr. Bobby Wells were inducted into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame.
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  • On the Front Line at USA Rice

    Mar 06, 2017
    As USA Rice’s new Coordinator, Finance and Administration, Lesley Dixon is the first smiling face you see and mellifluous voice you hear when contacting the Arlington office. She joined USA Rice in an “official” capacity after working as a temp here for several months.
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  • USA Rice's New Intern a Natural Fit

    Mar 03, 2017
    As farmers across America prepare for the growing season, USA Rice’s new intern, William Mencer is preparing for a new season of his own as he has recently teamed up with the USA Rice Government Affairs staff here.
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  • In Memory: Dr. Joseph Musick

    Mar 02, 2017
    Dr. Joseph A. Musick, Jr., aged 80 of Monticello, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017. In 1985 he was named director of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Ag Center Rice Research Station and retired in 2003 as Professor and Resident Coordinator Emeritus.
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  • In Memory: Mark Rose

    Feb 27, 2017
    Last week, long-time USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) employee and friend to USA Rice, Mark Rose, passed away unexpectedly. Rose spent 31 years as a public servant, working first for his alma mater, The Ohio State University in research and agricultural leadership development before heading to NRCS.
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  • USA Rice Joins Coalition Sharing Ag Priorities with President-Elect

    Jan 06, 2017
    USA Rice joined 15 other agricultural organizations, including the American Farm Bureau Federation and American Soybean Association, to congratulate President-Elect Trump and Vice President-Elect Pence and remind them of the importance of U.S. agriculture to the economy.
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  • Return of the Rice Queen

    Oct 31, 2016
    USA Rice is pleased to welcome Lydia Holmes back to USA Rice as the new Regulatory Affairs Manager. Lydia originally worked for the Government Affairs team at USA Rice while studying for her master’s degree in Public Administration at George Washington University (GWU).
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