USA Rice, State Rice Groups Join Farm Bill Budget Request to Congress Mar 20, 2023

    🕔Mar 20, 2023
    ARLINGTON, VA – USA Rice and all seven state rice organizations joined 400 other farm and agricultural groups in a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Budget Committees on […]

    What Bodies of Water are Considered WOTUS? Mar 20, 2023

    🕔Mar 20, 2023
    The EPA’s new definition of Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) takes effect Monday. It will be a key topic Wednesday when EPA Administrator Michael Regan appears before the Senate Environment […]

    India to Spend Tens of Billions in 2023 to Incentivize Rice Production, Further Violating WTO Obligations Mar 14, 2023

    🕔Mar 14, 2023
    NEW DELHI, INDIA – Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported in the March World Agriculture Supply and Demand Report that India will continue to dominate the world […]

    Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Production in the Next Farm Bill: Is There Any Common Ground? Mar 14, 2023

    🕔Mar 14, 2023
    This week, farmers, agriculture groups, and climate advocates have been demonstrating in Washington D.C. requesting that Congress do more to address climate change in the next farm bill (e.g., Douglas, 2023). […]

    USDA’s Cover Crop Program Would be Made Permanent through Biden’s Budget Mar 13, 2023

    🕔Mar 13, 2023
    A $6.8 trillion budget proposal was released by the Biden administration on Thursday with the continued “bottom up, middle out” theme, according to USDA. “The President’s budget provides USDA with the tools […]

    Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame Honors Homnoke Rice Farmer Chris Isbell Mar 10, 2023

    🕔Mar 10, 2023
    LITTLE ROCK, AR – Chris Isbell, who was inducted into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame last week, has been contributing to agriculture since he was a child. He was […]

    How Can The Farm Bill Better Reflect Farmers? House Ag Committee Released A Road Map Mar 9, 2023

    🕔Mar 9, 2023
    The House Ag Committee is set to give an initial outline of  budget views and estimates for the 2024 fiscal year. An early look at the report shows the House […]

    California Rice Farmer Defends Freedom to Market Using Common Rice Varietal Names Mar 7, 2023

    🕔Mar 7, 2023
    WASHINGTON, DC – Last Wednesday, Durham, California, rice grower and 2023 Rice Leadership Program graduate Derek Sohnrey, participated in the Consortium for Common Food Names (CCFN) media event that was […]

    Rice Farmers Talk Farm Bill on Capitol Hill Mar 2, 2023

    🕔Mar 2, 2023
    WASHINGTON, DC – More than 50 farmer members of USA Rice fanned out on Capitol Hill and around Washington this week for more than 60 meetings with lawmakers, key Congressional […]

    USDA Announces Steps In Providing Financial Assistance To Borrowers Who Have Faced Discrimination Mar 2, 2023

    🕔Mar 2, 2023
    Washington, – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the first steps in its process for providing financial assistance to farmers, ranchers or forest landowners who have previously suffered […]


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