• Financing for Cuba Trade OK’d, Ag Left Out

    Jan 28, 2016
    This week, the Obama administration announced a new Treasury rule that authorizes additional U.S. exports to Cuba and permits the private financing of these exports in an effort to strengthen trade relations not controlled by the Cuban government. In a joint announcement with the Secretary of the Treasury, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said the changes are designed to “strengthen civil society” in Cuba.
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  • 2016 Crop Insurance Decision Aid Tool Now Available for Rice Farmers

    Jan 25, 2016
    COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – Last week, Texas A&M Agricultural & Food Policy Center (AFPC) announced the launch of the 2016 Crop Insurance Decision Aid Tool.
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  • USA Rice Outlines 2016 Legislative Priorities

    Jan 15, 2016
    After nearly a month-long recess, the U.S. Senate returned to the Capitol on Monday following their counterparts in the House of Representatives who kicked off their legislative year the previous week. As Congress begins work on their legislative agenda, USA Rice is finalizing priorities and planning for the year ahead.
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