Did you know that brown rice and white rice come from the same plant? When I heard this, I started wondering: What makes them different?
U.S. rice will have more market access to the fourth largest country in South America now after a new agreement with the government of Colombia. A previous agreement in 2012 between both countries enabled exports of U.S. paddy rice to Colombia, but under strict and costly requirements related to phytosanitary concerns. The new agreement lifts […]
For the first time ever, Chinese consumers will now be able to order a heaping bowl of U.S. rice. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the USDA has reached agreement with Chinese officials on final details of a protocol to allow the United States to begin exporting rice to China. “This is another […]
The USDA released their World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate Forecast (WASDE) today. Here’s what you need to know: Wheat: U.S. wheat ending stocks for 2016/17 are raised 30 million bushels on lower feed and residual use which more than offsets a slight import reduction. At 1,159 million bushels, ending stocks are projected to reach a […]
During this year’s Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas, Stoller USA featured a diverse panel of seasoned high yield champions as well as the next generation of superstar growers to find out their approaches to season-long crop management and breaking yield barriers. This year’s panel included: Steven Albracht, who manages 5,400 acres of corn, sorghum, […]
The USDA released their World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate Forecast (WASDE) today. Here’s what you need to know: Wheat: U.S. wheat imports for 2016/17 are reduced this month by 10 million bushels to 115 million. Ending stocks are projected lower by the same amount to 1,129 million bushels. The season-average farm price is unchanged with […]