Rice Industry Maintains Push to Increase Exports

Story by Bruce Shultz, LSU AgCenter

The possibility of exporting rice to China could become reality this year, and work continues to open trade with Cuba, the USA Rice president reported to rice growers at their annual meeting Feb. 3.

“We understand the urgency of getting new rice markets open,” Betsy Ward said at the joint meeting of the Louisiana Rice Council and the Louisiana Rice Growers Association.

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