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Trade : U.S. rice on new China tariff list

The Trump administration announced on Friday an additional 25 percent import duty on $34 billion worth of high tech imports from China. China immediat...
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Podcast : Harrison Pittman and the National Agricultural Law Center

    Harrison Pittman, Director of the National Agricultural Law Center discusses the history and current work of the center, the recent Nati...
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Rice: Anheuser-Busch joins forces with USA Rice to strengthen industry

Anheuser-Busch and USA Rice are proud to announce a major new investment in water efficiency, rice-land preservation, and wildlife protection through ...
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Rice : U.S. and Taiwan work toward consistent grading standards

Representatives from the U.S. and Taiwan rice industries met for two days last month to discuss a range of technical issues influencing rice trade.  ...
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Trade : Amidst uncertainty with China, rice sees possibilities

U.S. trade with China returned to the headlines this week after a weekend of talks between the U.S. and Chinese governments.  U.S. Treasury Secretary...
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USA Rice : Farm Bill fails in House

Despite a committed effort by USA Rice Federation members to urge members of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R 2, the 2018 Farm Bill, the ...
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Politics : Cotton Council says farm legislation passage much needed

The National Cotton Council (NCC) is urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 without any damagin...
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Politics : Witnesses praise Boozman’s Water Infrastructure Bill during EPW hearing

Experts shared their support for legislation introduced by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) that will modernize investment in water infrastructure dur...
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Trade : Arkansas delegation urges USTR to defend catfish inspections

Arkansas Congressional members U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce ...
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Trade : Rice Leaders, Ag Industry Meet with USDA Undersecretary Bill Northey

U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services Bill Northey met with Arkansas government and agricul...