• Brantley Reminds Farm Bill Extended Deadlines Approach

    Mar 10, 2015
    ENGLAND, AR -- USA Rice Federation Chairman Dow Brantley already updated yields and reallocated base acres for his Lonoke County, Arkansas farm, but he knows not everyone has done the same. He warns time is running out.
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  • USA Rice Reps Visit Cuba with Ag Coalition

    Mar 06, 2015
    HAVANA, CUBA -- Missouri rice farmer Rance Daniels and Riceland Foods Senior Vice President of Marketing and Risk Management Terry Harris represented the U.S. rice industry on a trip with more than 90 people involved in agriculture and education visiting Cuba this week. The group, traveling as the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC), included two former U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture, Mike Espy and John Block, and the First Lady of Missouri Georgeanne Nixon.
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  • Jimmy Hoppe Inducted into Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction

    Mar 06, 2015
    BATON ROUGE, LA -- Jimmy Hoppe, a rice farmer from Iowa LA, was just the fourth person honored by being inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction (see USA Rice Daily story, January 29, 2015).
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