• Cooks Rule at Annual Rice Festival

    Oct 26, 2017
    The 81st Annual International Rice Festival was held this past weekend here in the “Rice Capital of America.” A celebration of all things rice, the festival is Louisiana’s oldest agricultural festival, and also one of the largest - since its beginning in 1937, more than seven million people have attended the annual event.
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  • Farmers Rice Milling Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

    Oct 13, 2017
    The 100th anniversary celebration for Farmers Rice Milling Company was held Wednesday at the newly expanded packaging and distribution facility here. More than 450 people attended the event including employees, partners, producers, customers, and local dignitaries.
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  • Louisiana Rice Industry Donates Truckload of Rice to Food Bank

    Oct 02, 2017
    Louisiana rice growers wrapped up the month-long celebration of National Rice Month by donating a truckload of rice to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (GBRFB). Representatives of the state’s rice industry gathered on the steps of the state capital building to present the donation, in conjunction with National Hunger Awareness Month.
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  • Louisiana Farmer Represents U.S. Rice Industry at Farm Bill Listening Session

    Oct 02, 2017
    Last Friday, more than 200 farmers and stakeholders weighed in on their priorities at a 2018 Farm Bill Listening Session hosted by Congressman Ralph Abraham (R-LA) that included three panels of industry leaders from government, farming, and related industries.
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