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Vol. 14; Issue 19

May 19, 2017

In this issue:

  • Come to Miami and Talk About Rice!
  • Market Update: Rice Acres Down Due to Price and Flooding
  • NAFTA Negotiations: What Does It Mean for Rice Trade?
  • Sec. Perdue’s First Hearing Before the House Agriculture Committee
  • ARROZGUA Started The Big Rice Pot
  • Rice Promotion in Missouri Elementary Schools

Vol. 14; Issue 18

May 12, 2017

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Flooding Brings Volatility to the Rice Market, WASDE Releases Bullish Report
  • Sec. Perdue Announces USDA Reorganization, Creates Under Secretary for Trade
  • Chinese Delegation Visits U.S. Rice Farm

Vol. 14; Issue 16

April 28, 2017

In this issue:

  • President Trump Agrees to Renegotiate NAFTA
  • USRPA NAFTA Position Statement
  • Rice Market Update: Free for All for Old Crop Rice Based on Local Supply & Demand
  • Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture
  • Congress Expected to Pass Short Term CR
  • Promotional Program “Mas Por Menos” Increases Operations In Valle De Mexico

Vol. 14; Issue 14

April 7, 2017

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Rice Farmers Cautiously Optimistic, Looking at Next Week’s WASDE “Real” Numbers
  • Perdue to be Confirmed After Congressional Recess; Lighthizer Vote Postponed
  • Get To Know RMTC’s Speaker, Claudia Militz
  • Texas Rice Update by Dr. M.O. (Mo) Way

Vol. 14; Issue 12

24 March, 2017

In this issue:

  • Market Update: Rice Farmers Planting Less
  • “Mas Por Menos” Continued Obtaining Increases in Rice Sales In Mexico
  • Perdue Testifies at Senate Ag
  • FECARROZ Meets in Panama City This Week

Vol. 14; Issue 10

10 March, 2017

In this issue:

  • Join Rice Market & Technology Convention Registration in Miami!
  • Market Update: USDA Rice Reports Disappointing to Farmers
  • White House Sends Perdue Paperwork to Senate
  • Texas Rice Update

Vol. 14; Issue 08

24 February, 2017

In this issue:

  • Senate Ag Holds First Farm Bill Hearing​
  • Scott Pruitt Confirmed as Administrator of the EPA
  • Rice Market Update: Quiet Market as Rice Farmers Head to the Fields
  • The Agricultural Attaches of the U. S Embassy in Guatemala, Visit ARROZGGUA Facilities
  • USRPA’s “Mas Por Menos” Campaign Increases Sales During February Activities

Vol. 14; Issue 06

10 February, 2017

In this issue:

  • Senate Agriculture Committee Announces First Farm Bill Hearing​s
  • Port of Mariel, Cuba Officials Visit Texas
  • Washington D.C. Trade Policy Comments of Concern to Rice Industry
  • USRPA & Mexican Rice Council Together Opposed TPP Two Years Ago
  • Trump Administration Issues Regulatory Freeze
  • Louisiana Independent Rice Producers Hold Annual Meeting
  • East Texas Rice Symposium Draws a Big Crowd

Vol. 14; Issue 04

27 January, 2017

In this issue:

  • Senate Agriculture Committee Announces First Farm Bill Hearing​s
  • Port of Mariel, Cuba Officials Visit Texas
  • Washington D.C. Trade Policy Comments of Concern to Rice Industry
  • USRPA & Mexican Rice Council Together Opposed TPP Two Years Ago
  • Trump Administration Issues Regulatory Freeze
  • Louisiana Independent Rice Producers Hold Annual Meeting
  • East Texas Rice Symposium Draws a Big Crowd

Vol. 14; Issue 02

13 January, 2017

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update
  • Border Adjustment Tax

Vol. 13; Issue 48

19 December, 2016

In this issue:

  • Happy New Year 2017
  • Rice Update
  • Trump taps Zinke for Interior
  • Congress Wraps Up Business for The Year
  • Cuba, Europe Normalize Relations After 20 Years

Vol. 14; Issue 17

May 05, 2017

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: Widespread Flooding Expected to Have Major Impact on 2017 Crop
  • EPA Sends WOTUS Repeal Rule to White House for Review
  • Congress Passes Omnibus FY 2017 Appropriations Bill
  • Texas Rice Update
  • RMTC: Dwight Roberts Has a Message for You!

Vol. 14; Issue 15

April 21, 2017

In this issue:

  • Rice Market Update: Recent WASDE Report Encouraging, Asian Price Improvement Influences US Prices
  • GAO Releases Food Aid Report

Vol. 14; Issue 13

31 March, 2017

In this issue:

  • Commercial Rice Event of the Year Set for Miami, Florida
  • Market Update: Positive Developments Too Little Too Late for Some Rice Farmers?
  • USRPA Signs Letter Supporting Estate Tax Repeal
  • Senate Ag Approves Perdue Nomination

Vol. 14; Issue 11

17 March, 2017

In this issue:

  • Thomas Wynn Returns to RMTC with the U.S. Market Update
  • Rice Market Update
  • USRPA Urges Confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as USTR
  • White House Releases ‘Skinny Budget’ – 21 Percent Cut to USDA
  • Texas House of Reps Hears HCR 33
  • USDA Hosts Scholorship Recipeients in Guatemala
  • Missouri Rice Council Continues to Reach Our Youth

Vol. 14; Issue 09

03 March, 2017

In this issue:

  • U.S. Rice Farmers Push for Rough Rice Access to Colombia
  • Mexico Looking at New Alternatives for Rice, Grain
  • President Trump Signs Order to Begin Process to Repeal WOTUS
  • House Ag Sends Budget Letter to Budget Committee
  • Bootheel Rice Farmers attend 34th Annual Missouri Rice Research & Merchandising Council Meeting
  • Market Update: Farmers Looking for Better Prices, Positive News

Vol. 14; Issue 07

17 February, 2017

In this issue:

  • House Ag Conducts First Farm Bill Hearing of New Congress​
  • Rice Market Update: Good Week for Export Sales
  • Senate Enviornment and Protection Works Discusses Endangered Species Act
  • House Ag Approves Bill Reducing Regulations on Pesticide Use
  • USRPA and ASALBAR “Everything is + Nutritive with Rice” Campaign in El Salvador Have Begun

Vol. 14; Issue 05

3 February, 2017

In this issue:

  • Senate Agriculture Committee Announces First Farm Bill Hearing​s
  • Port of Mariel, Cuba Officials Visit Texas
  • Washington D.C. Trade Policy Comments of Concern to Rice Industry
  • USRPA & Mexican Rice Council Together Opposed TPP Two Years Ago
  • Trump Administration Issues Regulatory Freeze
  • Louisiana Independent Rice Producers Hold Annual Meeting
  • East Texas Rice Symposium Draws a Big Crowd

Vol. 14; Issue 03

20 January, 2017

In this issue:

  • Positive Market News Welcomed by Rice Farmers, Hopeful of Improved Prices
  • Trump to Nominate Sonny Perdue For Agriculture Secretary
  • Large Crowd of Rice Farmers Attend Texas Rice Council Annual Meeting & Western Rice Belt Conference
  • Great Interest in Cuba Conference at Texas State Capitol in Austin
  • Texas Rice Update

Vol. 14; Issue 01

6 December, 2017

In this issue:

  • Trump Team Yet to Name Agriculture Secretary
  • Rice Maket Update
  • Trump Nominates Robert Lighthizer As US Trade Representative
  • House Passes Legislation to Block Midnight Regulations And Reform Regulatory Review

Vol. 13; Issue 47

9 December, 2016

In this issue:

  • Central American Rice Federation & US Rice Producers Association Hold Annual Joint Meeting in Houston
  • Rice Market Update
  • ​Trump Picks Pruitt to Lead EPA
  • Congress to Consider Continuing Resolution
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