• Healthy Rice Recipes Headline Promotions

    Nov 06, 2015
    Supermarket dietitians in two stores, Weis and ShopRite, based National Rice Month (NRM) promotions on healthy recipes featuring U.S.-grown rice. Szechuan Beef Stir-Fried Rice was pictured on the cover of the Weis’ Healthy Bites magazine with an accompanying article called “Ready, Set, Stir-Fry.” The publication, which was circulated to more than 100,000 customers in all store locations during September, is archived digitally for online users and the article with the recipe was posted on Weis Markets’ blog reaching an additional 93,000 readers.
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  • USA Rice Welcomes New Rice Stewardship Partnership Coordinator

    Nov 05, 2015
    Conservation and sustainability are more than buzz words for the U.S. rice industry and to underscore that commitment to these principles USA Rice has hired Josh Hankins as the new Rice Stewardship Partnership Coordinator. The coordinator position is funded using technical assistance money provided through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) grant that USA Rice and Ducks Unlimited received earlier this year.
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  • U.S. Releases Full TPP Text

    Nov 05, 2015
    Today, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released the full text of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) which was concluded on October 5.
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  • Kroger Dietitians Enjoy Healthy Competition

    Nov 04, 2015
    To celebrate National Rice Month (NRM) Kroger used its own employee pool to spread the word about U.S.-grown rice.
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  • 2015 USA Rice Outlook Conference Early Bird Registration Closing; Contest Winner Announced

    Nov 04, 2015
    Early bird registration for the 2015 USA Rice Outlook Conference ends Friday, but that won't matter to Louisiana's A.J. Sabine who is this week's winner and the Grand Prize recipient of the #USARiceOutlook hashtag contest.
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  • Yellow Rails and Rice Festival – A Festival Like No Other

    Nov 03, 2015
    One hundred and forty-five bird enthusiasts from 27 states and Canada gathered here Wednesday through Sunday for the seventh annual Yellow Rails and Rice Festival (YR&R). The festival brings birders together with rice farmers to highlight the role of Louisiana’s working wetlands in bird conservation while providing participants a unique venue to view the Yellow Rail.
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  • California Calrose Wins “World’s Best Rice”

    Nov 03, 2015
    Last week, hundreds of delegates from more than 30 countries gathered here for the 7th Annual TRT World Rice Conference, where it was announced that California Calrose rice was the recipient of the highly-coveted “World’s Best Rice” award.
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  • USA Rice Hosts Chinese Delegation

    Nov 03, 2015
    A twenty-member delegation headed by China’s State Administration of Grain visited USA Rice yesterday for an in-depth discussion of USA Rice’s mission and promotion activities, and the U.S. rice industry. Representatives from the national government based in Beijing as well as members of provincial and local grain administration groups made up the group.
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  • USA Rice and Partners in Mexico Refine Promotions

    Nov 02, 2015
    Last week, USA Rice conducted its second annual Advisory Board meeting with 30 participants and partners to discuss USA Rice activities in Mexico and ideas for successful future implementation.
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