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Rice Deemed Eligible Commodity for Market Facilitation Program Payments

Rice Deemed Eligible Commodity for Market Facilitation Program Payments

Source: USARice.com By Jamison Cruce WASHINGTON, DC — Today, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced $16 billion in additional aid is being allocated to programs supporting farmers who have been impacted by retaliatory tariffs and the ongoing trade disputes.  Rice had been excluded from a similar program last year, but was considered an impacted commodity this […]

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NOT ENOUGH WATER LEFT FOR RICE FARMERS IN THE NORTHEAST PART OF THAILAND

NOT ENOUGH WATER LEFT FOR RICE FARMERS IN THE NORTHEAST PART OF THAILAND

A WATER SHORTAGE is threatening to soon strike several northeastern provinces of Thailand. At risk are Roi Et, Maha Sarakham and Yasothon. Some parts of the Chi River in Yasothon are already running dry and the water level in the Maha Sarakham-based Wang Yang Dam is running low. Songwut Kitworawut, who manages an irrigation project […]

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In Trade Retaliation, Turkey Raises Import Tariffs on Rice  

In Trade Retaliation, Turkey Raises Import Tariffs on Rice  

In Trade Retaliation, Turkey Raises Import Tariffs on Rice   By Eszter Somogyi   ISTANBUL, TURKEY — USA Rice staff traveled to Turkey last week to meet with local trade and gather firsthand market information on the country’s rapidly changing political and economic environment.   Turkey faces strong inflation due to political insecurity as last month […]

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