Action Alerts

Riceland Foods Hits $1 Billion Sales Mark for 9th Straight Year

Monday, November 7th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information At Riceland Foods annual meeting in Jonesboro on November 3rd, President and CEO Danny Kennedy announced that the farmer owned cooperative had once again exceeded the $1 billion mark in sales of rice.  The company leader also spoke about the ability to exceed national price per bushel averages for both soybeans and rice through its […] Read more...

USA Rice Monthly Economic Report

Monday, November 7th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USA Rice has made available its November edition of its monthly Rice Economic News and Analysis Document.  The report offers an update on market factors impacting the rice industry of the United States. The report focuses on supply and demand estimates, export markets, price updates, and other factors impacting the rice industry. More below: https://usarice.com/docs/default-source/government-affairs/ebrief/november-2016-ebrief.pdf?sfvrsn=2   Read more...

Drought Monitor Shows Worsening Conditions in Mid-South

Friday, November 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to the National Weather Service, the drought conditions are getting worse in much of the Mid-South including much of Arkansas.  While Arkansas experienced big rainfalls through much of the state in August, the last two months were unusually dry. The near term weather forecasts project that the dry conditions will persist. More below: Drought […] Read more...

Sorghum Exports Suddenly Pop

Friday, November 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to recent reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, export demand for sorghum remains strong. In just the last week, 16 million bushels were sold for export. So far with the 2017 marketing year, the demand is being led by China who is consuming roughly 70 percent of U.S. grain sorghum exports with Mexico […] Read more...

USDA FSA Announces County Committee Elections

Friday, November 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 3, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced it will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the 2016 FSA County Committee elections on Monday, November 7, 2016. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by Dec. 5, 2016, to ensure that their […] Read more...
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