International Trade Missions Intersect In Mid-South Rice Country

By Sarah Moran, USA Rice

LAKE CHARLES, LA & LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Last month USA Rice embarked on two reverse trade missions conducted simultaneously that hosted 10 Colombian and 12 Central American delegates through Arkansas and Louisiana rice country. The purpose of this trade mission was to provide delegates working knowledge of the Identity Preserved (IP) and fortified rice varieties and capabilities in the United States.