• Flood Assistance Available for Louisiana Rice Producers

    Jul 17, 2017
    Following flooding, some 2017 replanting expenses will be covered for rice farmers in some parishes in Louisiana.
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  • WASDE Report Released

    Jul 12, 2017
    U.S. 2017/18 all rice supplies are lowered 9.5 million cwt to 261.6 million on a production decrease, which is partially offset by slightly higher imports. Long grain production is lowered 5.6 million cwt and combined medium/short grain production is lowered 4.1 million cwt. The production decrease stems from a 123,000 acre reduction in harvested area, reflecting the floods that occurred in Northeast Arkansas and the bootheel of Missouri as well as excessive moisture in California at planting time.
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