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India’s summer monsoon amplified global warming 130,000 years ago, helping to end the ice age by pulling heat and moisture into the northern hemisphere, according to a new study published in Nature...
4 hours 26 min ago
The USDA published a March 13 updated titled, The Release of China’s Rice Stocks Could Impact Global Feed Markets. The USDA notes that China’s rice stocks, defined as unused rice kept in storage, continue...
5 days 4 hours ago
We intended to share a few VERY brief thoughts on Brexit, but as is the nature of Brexit itself, words multiply and confusion reigns.   First, An Overview of the UK Rice Sector UK’s The Rice Association...
6 days 3 hours ago
Last year saw serious currency volatility across Asia with most rice exporting nations, with the exception of Thailand, experiencing currency weakness which made their rice exports more competitive on the...
1 week 4 hours ago
Just looking at global rice export quotes and news, we could describe the current market sentiment for rice as sleepy.  There have been many calls that this is the bottom, okay almost the bottom, well the...
1 week 1 day ago
Though Iran has been claiming that rice import from India was banned in 2014 due to their own surplus availability owing to local supplies or excess imports in 2013, they have created a system where by...
3 years 6 months ago
For rice farmers in the exporting nations like Thailand, the tripling of world rice prices in 2008 saw rice transform from a regular cash crop to a premium export commodity. There were reports of bus...
4 years 5 months ago
Commercializing Golden Rice in the Philippines is a contentious topic to say the least as the country is an important battleground between those for and those against the use of Golden Rice and...
4 years 5 months ago
In theory, there should be many avenues for getting rice to consumers in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The three West African countries have some of the highest rates of rice consumption per capita in...
4 years 5 months ago
There is a myth which exists that up until the end of the 20th century, before the Thaksin administration came into power, that Thailand was a pillar of free trade in international rice markets, and that...
4 years 5 months ago
It has been suggested from the private sector that African countries aiming to develop their domestic rice sectors should encourage the immigration of Asian citizens with experience in rice cultivation to...
4 years 5 months ago
Asian countries like the Philippines are very vocal about their dependence on rice imports and the burden it places on their trade balance. But when we look at how much of countries’ trade expenditures go...
4 years 5 months ago
Experts say rice productivity/yield in different Indian states is not proportionate to the volume of rice produced by them due to variation in irrigation systems and use of fertilizers. An article in Live...
4 years 6 months ago
Compared to other export commodities, rice like most other agricultural products has a relatively low value and is therefore not seen as very significant for generating national export revenues. However,...
4 years 6 months ago
Rodent damage to rice production in the tropics has seen increased interest by the research community over the last couple of decades, but rodents are a big problem for temperate rice farmers too.
4 years 6 months ago

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India’s summer monsoon amplified global warming 130,000 years ago, helping to end the ice age by pulling heat and moisture into the northern hemisphere, according to a new study published in Nature...
4 hours 26 min ago
The USDA published a March 13 updated titled, The Release of China’s Rice Stocks Could Impact Global Feed Markets. The USDA notes that China’s rice stocks, defined as unused rice kept in storage, continue...
5 days 4 hours ago
We intended to share a few VERY brief thoughts on Brexit, but as is the nature of Brexit itself, words multiply and confusion reigns.   First, An Overview of the UK Rice Sector UK’s The Rice Association...
6 days 3 hours ago
Last year saw serious currency volatility across Asia with most rice exporting nations, with the exception of Thailand, experiencing currency weakness which made their rice exports more competitive on the...
1 week 4 hours ago
Just looking at global rice export quotes and news, we could describe the current market sentiment for rice as sleepy.  There have been many calls that this is the bottom, okay almost the bottom, well the...
1 week 1 day ago
Though Iran has been claiming that rice import from India was banned in 2014 due to their own surplus availability owing to local supplies or excess imports in 2013, they have created a system where by...
3 years 6 months ago
For rice farmers in the exporting nations like Thailand, the tripling of world rice prices in 2008 saw rice transform from a regular cash crop to a premium export commodity. There were reports of bus...
4 years 5 months ago
Commercializing Golden Rice in the Philippines is a contentious topic to say the least as the country is an important battleground between those for and those against the use of Golden Rice and...
4 years 5 months ago
In theory, there should be many avenues for getting rice to consumers in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The three West African countries have some of the highest rates of rice consumption per capita in...
4 years 5 months ago
There is a myth which exists that up until the end of the 20th century, before the Thaksin administration came into power, that Thailand was a pillar of free trade in international rice markets, and that...
4 years 5 months ago
It has been suggested from the private sector that African countries aiming to develop their domestic rice sectors should encourage the immigration of Asian citizens with experience in rice cultivation to...
4 years 5 months ago
Asian countries like the Philippines are very vocal about their dependence on rice imports and the burden it places on their trade balance. But when we look at how much of countries’ trade expenditures go...
4 years 5 months ago
Experts say rice productivity/yield in different Indian states is not proportionate to the volume of rice produced by them due to variation in irrigation systems and use of fertilizers. An article in Live...
4 years 6 months ago
Compared to other export commodities, rice like most other agricultural products has a relatively low value and is therefore not seen as very significant for generating national export revenues. However,...
4 years 6 months ago
Rodent damage to rice production in the tropics has seen increased interest by the research community over the last couple of decades, but rodents are a big problem for temperate rice farmers too.
4 years 6 months ago

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