• Food for Thought: U.S. Rice Meets Foodservice Trends on Campus

    Feb 06, 2017
    College students aren’t just hungry for knowledge, they’re also just hungry according to Datassential, a foodservice research firm, that reports College & University (C&U) operators spent $7.2 billion on purchases from distributors and made sales of $17.9 billion in 2016. This upward trend is expected to continue into 2017 and to help U.S. rice capitalize on the potential opportunity in this market, USA Rice is targeting C&U foodservice providers through a new e-newsletter campaign.
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  • Mark Your Calendar: Rice Industry Meetings Scheduled Next Week

    Feb 03, 2017
    Louisiana and Southeast Arkansas rice industry stakeholders will receive the latest information on issues impacting the industry in series of meetings scheduled next week.
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  • Mexico May Move Forward with Viet Nam Trade Deal

    Feb 02, 2017
    According to press reports, the government of Mexico may move forward with bi-lateral trade deals with many of the countries that participated in the now defunct Trans Pacific Partnership, including Viet Nam.
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  • Pruitt Through Committee Following Rule Suspension

    Feb 02, 2017
    Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt's nomination to head the EPA has been advanced out of committee to the full Senate for consideration.
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  • Amidst Senate Drama, Trump EPA Designee Remains in Limbo

    Feb 01, 2017
    As decorum breaks down in the Capitol over President Trump's designees and nominees for cabinet, sub-cabinet posts, and now the Supreme Court, his pick for Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, was once again, put on hold.
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