• Large Turnout at Annual Missouri Rice Conference

    Feb 18, 2016
    More than one hundred rice farmers gathered here yesterday for the 2016 Missouri Rice Conference. This was the first time the conference has been held in Malden and the new location drew a lot of new faces, including many young farmers interested in growing rice.
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  • Next Step in Normalization of Relations: U.S., Cuba Agree to Commercial Flights

    Feb 16, 2016
    The United States and Cuba signed an agreement this morning to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades. U.S. airlines can now start bidding on routes for as many as 110 U.S.-Cuba daily flights - more than five times the current number. All flights operating between the two countries today are charters.
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  • USA Rice Continues to Push for Open Trade with Cuba

    Feb 10, 2016
    The U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba celebrated their one-year anniversary here today with a renewed call for action to lift the embargo between the United States and Cuba, and to ease the way for trade for U.S. agricultural products.
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