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Retaliatory tariffs by Turkey include U.S. rice

In the latest chapter of an escalating diplomatic and economic dispute, Turkey announced yet more retaliatory tariffs against the United States last w...
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Cotton Board recommends Cotton Incorporated budget of $82 Million

During its Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona The Cotton Board reviewed and voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s proposed 2019 budget of $82 ...
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USDA seeks more U.S. grown rice vendors for food purchasing program

Following the announcement of the $12 billion in federal aid to American farmers for damages from retaliatory tariffs, USA Rice has been working with ...
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Low Quality Chinese Rice in Puerto Rico

Last year Hurricane Harvey dumped 27 trillion gallons of rain over Texas making it the wettest Atlantic hurricane ever measured. It inflicted $125 bil...
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Governor Hutchinson declares August Arkansas Catfish Month

Governor Hutchinson was joined by Arkansas catfish farmers, and leaders and educators in the Arkansas aquaculture and catfish industries yesterday at ...
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Rice Stewardship Summit looks back proudly and ahead with determination

Editor’s Note: The announcement of the USA Rice/Ducks Unlimited Conservation Partnership was the first event I covered for AgWatch. Dale Hall wa...
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U.S. Administration, USA Rice of like-mind on rice imports from China

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump instructed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider increasing the level of an additional duty on ...
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USDA opens election period for Seed Cotton Program

The USDA announced the signup period for the Seed Cotton Program today.  Signup will begin July 30th and end on Dec. 7, 2018.     In acc...
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USA Rice Makes the Case to FDA for an SOI for Rice

Ag and food industry leaders and advocacy groups gathered here yesterday to provide comments and feedback to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) du...
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USA Rice and The Rice Foundation elect new leadership

New chairmen for USA Rice and The Rice Foundation were elected by their respective Boards of Directors during annual meetings here today.    ...