• Abraham Recognizes Rice in House Floor Speech

    Sep 30, 2015
    U.S. Rice - the feel good foodYesterday, Congressman Ralph Abraham (R-LA), a great friend to the U.S. rice industry and Member of the House Committee on Agriculture, formally recognized National Rice Month during a floor speech here.
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  • Honoring Rice on the House Floor

    Sep 25, 2015
    Gone in 60 secondsCongressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA), who serves on the House Committee on Agriculture, took to a lectern on the U.S. House floor yesterday to deliver a quick but poignant speech about the great contributions rice makes to the United States.
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  • Cal-Cam Rice Growers Celebrate National Rice Month

    Sep 24, 2015
    The Calcasieu-Cameron Rice Growers Association sponsored its 18th annual National Rice Month Cook-Off Tuesday. The event was hosted by the Port of Lake Charles who also sponsored the luncheon.
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  • Rice is at the Center of Plate at Mississippi Lunch

    Sep 22, 2015
    Tasting Luncheon here in honor of National Rice Month (NRM). More than 300 rice dishes, prepared by community members and local restaurants, were donated for the lunch, and people from across Mississippi joined the festivities to support local agriculture and visit a variety of educational exhibits. Added to the activities this year was a rice recipe cook-off won by a dish called Spicy Rice Bites.
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  • Arkansas Industry Celebrates National Rice Month with Donation to Arkansas Rice Depot

    Sep 22, 2015
    Arkansas is the number one rice-producing state in the nation and celebrates that fact in a big way each September in honor of National Rice Month. On Monday, Governor Asa Hutchinson presided over a signing ceremony at the State Capitol officially proclaiming September as Rice Month. To mark the occasion, the Arkansas rice industry donated 110,100 pounds of rice to the Arkansas Rice Depot providing 1.1 million servings of rice for hungry Arkansas families.
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  • USA Rice Staff Celebrate National Rice Month with Partner P.F. Chang’s

    Sep 15, 2015
    U.S. Rice - the feel good foodUsually USA Rice’s Virginia staff celebrates September National Rice Month with an office cook-off and luncheon. Family rice recipes square off against professional recipes selected from the USA Rice archives, and there are always a few rice desserts. But this year, with the new RiceGiving program in full swing, the staff decided to go out to lunch to support rice’s newest partner.
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  • Promote National Rice Month and Earn Scholarship Money

    Sep 14, 2015
    During the month of September, students across the U.S. will be conducting rice promotional programs for entry in the annual National Rice Month (NRM) scholarship contest, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences. Be on the lookout for promotions going on in your state to support scholarship applicants. Encourage high school seniors to review the contest application and plan a promotion. There is still time to compete!
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  • National Rice Month Issue of Whole Grain Going to Press

    Sep 14, 2015
    The September issue of USA Rice’s award-winning publication, Whole Grain, is in production and should be in subscribers’ mailboxes soon.
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  • Rice Industry's Food Bank Donation Honors Hunger Action Month

    Sep 11, 2015
    Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain, rice industry leaders, and representatives of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (GBRFB) gathered at the Capitol Park Museum in view of the state capitol yesterday to proclaim September as Louisiana Rice Month and Louisiana Hunger Action Month and to make the annual rice donation to the GBRFB.
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