• #ThinkRice with USA Rice Photo Contest

    Sep 14, 2016
    It’s September National Rice Month! And USA Rice is calling for members to post images from their rice farms on their social media channels, along with the hashtag #ThinkRice, as part of a strategic initiative to increase consumer engagement.
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  • Rice Spotlighted in House Ag Hearing on Trade with Cuba

    Sep 14, 2016
    This morning, the House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing to examine American Agricultural Trade with Cuba and hear testimony from a variety of industry-related witnesses.
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  • U.S. Government Taking China to Task on Trade Distorting Policies

    Sep 13, 2016
    USA Rice President and CEO Betsy Ward attended a press conference here today where the Obama Administration announced plans to launch a trade enforcement action against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) challenging trade-distorting domestic supports for three key crops: corn, wheat, and rice.
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  • USA Rice and P.F. Chang’s Partner for RiceGivingsm Promo Once Again

    Sep 12, 2016
    For the second year in a row during September’s National Rice Month, USA Rice is partnering with P.F. Chang’s, a major user of U.S.-grown rice, to raise awareness about rice grown in the USA and to help fight hunger in America with a food-raising campaign called RiceGiving. Created by USA Rice and leveraging the national food bank network of Feeding America, the RiceGiving program is expected to donate as much as 200,000 pounds of U.S. rice which will provide 2 million servings of rice to people in need.
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  • U.S. Long Grain Peacock Brand Rice Struts It’s Stuff in the UK

    Sep 09, 2016
    U.S. long grain Peacock Brand rice debuted new packaging during a month-long promotion this summer at ASDA Stores here. The brand’s new format five-kilogram bags are bright red with an eye-catching peacock logo and a USA origin label prominently displayed on the package front with details about the Mississippi Delta rice growing region on the back.
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  • October 1 Deadline for 2017 Rice Leadership Development Program Applications

    Sep 08, 2016
    The deadline to apply for the 2017 Rice Leadership Development Program is October 1, less than a month away. Rice producers or industry-related professionals between the ages of 25 and 45 are eligible to apply.
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  • USA Rice Welcomes Hugh Maginnis, Vice President for International

    Sep 07, 2016
    USA Rice is pleased to welcome Hugh Maginnis as the new Vice President for International.
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  • New Edition of Whole Grain Showcases National Rice Month and More

    Sep 07, 2016
    The latest issue of USA Rice’s groundbreaking publication, Whole Grain, is being distributed this week to more than 25,500 rice industry members around the country.
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  • Fisher Delta Center Celebrates 55th Annual Field Day

    Sep 06, 2016
    USA Rice sponsored and exhibited at the University of Missouri Fisher Delta Center Field Day on Friday. More than 500 people, including producers, agribusiness representatives, and local, state and national elected officials, as well as many new candidates for office attended an appreciation breakfast before going on field tours.
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  • California Rice Research and Industry on Display

    Sep 06, 2016
    The University of California Rice Experiment Station held its annual field day here last week and USA Rice was on hand to participate. President and CEO Betsy Ward and Vice President of Government Affairs Ben Mosely toured the grower-funded research plots and heard from the University’s researchers who are working to further improve upon California’s high quality/high yielding varieties.
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