• USA Rice Launches New Online Home

    Aug 11, 2015
    USA Rice officially launched its new online home, www.usarice.com. The site has a modern look and feel, is greatly slimmed down, streamlined, and fully functional on mobile devices.
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  • Rice Expo Salutes Arkansas Rice Industry

    Aug 10, 2015
    Hundreds of people came out for the fifth annual Arkansas Rice Expo here last week to celebrate the successes of the farmers who make agriculture the state’s largest industry.
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  • USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited Begin RCPP Project Implementation

    Aug 07, 2015
    On August 10, USA Rice and Ducks Unlimited (DU) will officially kick off implementation of their Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) joint project, “Sustaining the Future of Rice”, that was announced in January 2015.
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  • USA Rice Briefs Grand Prairie Region Rice Farmers on Export Opportunities and Challenges

    Aug 07, 2015
    This week USA Rice’s Marvin Lehrer was the principal speaker at the annual RiceTec appreciation dinner held here at the Grand Prairie Center. Nearly ninety local rice farmers attended the event to hear about the opportunities and challenges in moving rice to the key nearby markets of Mexico, Cuba, Central America, and Colombia.
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  • Mexican Dishes Bring U.S. Rice to Japanese Consumers

    Aug 06, 2015
    This week, USA Rice conducted a consumer event here in collaboration with Ryoritsushin, a popular food magazine. Approximately 60 Japanese consumers were introduced to U.S. medium grain at Toro Tokyo, celebrity chef Richard Sandoval’s hot Mexican and Latin American restaurant in the posh and exclusive Ginza District.
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  • National Rice Month Promotional Items Now Available

    Aug 05, 2015
    With National Rice Month (NRM) quickly approaching, USA Rice has stocked up on an assortment of exclusive promotional items. Items can be purchased online or by filling out an order form and sending it to USA Rice.
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  • WOTUS Unravels from the Inside

    Aug 04, 2015
    Last week the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released more than 50 pages of documents, some labeled "litigation sensitive," in which the Army Corps of Engineers sometimes strongly disagreed with the U.S. EPA on the process of drafting the final Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.
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  • TPP Ministerial Yields No Agreement

    Aug 03, 2015
    Trade ministers from twelve countries met for several days here last week, but failed to reach agreement on the broad and far reaching Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.
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