Action Alerts

USA Rice Offering Scholarships for Promotion Videos

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USA Rice is offering up to $4,000 in scholarship money to high school graduating students who provide 3 minute promotional videos for U.S. rice. Video submissions must be made by October 31st. More information about the scholarship competition and instructions on how to enter the competition are linked below. More below: Rice Month Scholarship Information  Rice, […] Read more...

U.S. Rice Foundation to Host Sustainability Webinar

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Rice Foundation is set to hold a webinar on sustainability efforts of the industry on Wednesday, October 16th, at 11:00am CST. The webinar will feature Jennifer James, AR Rice Farmer and Chairwoman USA Rice Sustainability Committee; Bill Jones, Rice Agronomy Manager, Anheuser-Busch; Paul Buttner, Manager of Environmental Affairs, California Rice Commission; and George […] Read more...

October 10 WASDE Report

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, October 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The WASDE report provides the latest U.S. and global supply and demand estimates for all major commodities. More below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/index.htm https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/wasde1019.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing/Archive/2019/October_2019_WASDE_Lockup_Briefing.pdf Read more...

October 10 Arkansas Crop Production Report

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, October 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Production Report for Arkansas. According to the report, corn yield is expected to average 175 bushels per acre (down 6 bushels from last year), cotton yield is expected to average 1,157 pounds per acre (up 24 […] Read more...

Trump Releases New Adjusted RFS Plan

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, October 4th, the Trump administration released an updated plan for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The new plan provided an outline that was considered more favorable to farmers and the renewable fuels industry than a previous version released in the summer that provided oil industry with loopholes for compliance. It is estimated that […] Read more...
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