Global rice price soars to 15-year high

Global rice price soars to 15-year high

Photo: USDA The monthly Food Price Index, which measures international prices for a basket of food commodities, fell for the seventh time this year despite a nearly 10% surge in rice prices, said the UN Food and Agriculture Organization . Rice prices are at a 15-year...
Storms hit Arkansas rice

Storms hit Arkansas rice

Rice lays in a field in Mississippi County after being flattened by storms on Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2023. Ethan Brown, U of A System Division of Agriculture At a Glance Storm gusts, rain ‘pancaked’ rice in some places Farmers will need a few days to assess...