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...
Rice could hit decade high as Indian curbs rock market

Rice could hit decade high as Indian curbs rock market

Rice farmers harvest their crop in Nakhon Ratchasima province. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert) LONDON: Rice prices are set to surge after top exporter India banned a large chunk of shipments, adding to stresses on global food markets that have already been roiled by bad...
Agency exempts rice bug remedy

Agency exempts rice bug remedy

Arkansas has obtained a Section 18 exemption to use Endigo to battle rice stink bugs. (Special to The Commercial/University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture) With rice stink bug populations ramping up and limited control options available, the U.S....