• Three Rice States in Three Days – Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana

    Feb 22, 2018
    As the 2018 planting season approaches, rice state meetings are in full swing and USA Rice is on the road listening to growers and sharing planned activities and success stories. The jam-packed schedule included stops on Monday at the Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers annual meeting, Tuesday at the Mississippi Rice Council annual meeting and Mississippi Rice Research and Promotion Board meeting, and yesterday at the Central Louisiana Rice Growers meeting and the Louisiana Rice Council and Rice Growers Association annual joint meeting.
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  • USA Rice Talks Crop Insurance for Organic Rice Farmers, Trade, Conservation, and More at Northeast Louisiana Rice Forum

    Feb 12, 2018
    Rayville rice producer and Vice President of the NELA Rice Growers Association Scott Franklin kicked off the Northeast Louisiana Rice Forum here last week by thanking the crowd for coming out to hear research reports from LSU AgCenter personnel and an industry update from USA Rice’s Michael Klein, vice president of communications and domestic promotion.
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  • Louisiana Making a Mark in the Marketplace

    Feb 06, 2018
    Last week, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain announced a renewed marketing initiative designed to promote Louisiana agriculture products. The “Certified Louisiana” program features updated logos and product marks for use on products made, grown, manufactured, processed, produced, or substantially transformed in the state.
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