Saturday , 24 February 2018

Leading Rice Producer Wants Gov’t to Empower Local Producers

Leading Rice Producer Wants Gov’t to Empower Local Producers

President George Weah has announced that after two meetings with Liberia’s major rice importers, the importers agreed to reduce the price of rice. However, a leading local produce ...

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China to cut 2018 rice acreage by 2.2pc amid bulging stocks

China to cut 2018 rice acreage by 2.2pc amid bulging stocks

China will curb planting of rice, its most important food grain, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday, in a major step towards reducing a growing mountain of unsold stocks. Th ...

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FG stops 571,000 tonnes of rice from entering Nigeria

FG stops 571,000 tonnes of rice from entering Nigeria

The Federal Government on Monday announced that 571,000 tonnes of foreign rice warehoused in neighbouring countries were being targeted for the Nigerian market for the Christmas a ...

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Vietnam. Over one million tonnes of rice left over

Vietnam. Over one million tonnes of rice left over

Current amount of rice leftover from domestic businesses is now about 1.2 million tonnes, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s ...

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Rice Might Steal 400,000 Acres This Spring

Rice Might Steal 400,000 Acres This Spring

Rice, whose plantings are dwarfed by the millions of corn, soybeans, and cotton acres in the U.S., could see its acreage climb this spring. The grain is projected to steal more th ...

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Rice-growing experiment eyed as long-term drought solution

Rice-growing experiment eyed as long-term drought solution

A California drip-irrigation manufacturer, California rice growers and Israeli university researchers are teaming up on a project in Yolo County to try to grow one of the state’s ...

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Indonesia to decide on rice imports within two weeks

Indonesia to decide on rice imports within two weeks

Indonesia will decide within two weeks whether to ship in rice from Vietnam and other Asian countries, the head of the state food procurement agency said, as dry weather crimps lo ...

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Philippines minister says must import extra rice by year-end

Philippines minister says must import extra rice by year-end

Plans by the Philippines to potentially import an additional 1 million tonnes of rice should be carried out by year-end, as crop losses from storms and El Nino make it more urgent ...

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Vietnam: Rice exports see positive signs

Vietnam: Rice exports see positive signs

Rice demand from Vietnam's traditional markets is showing signs of recovery for the next six months, according to Huynh Minh Hue, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Food Association (VF ...

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Rice exports to bounce back

Rice exports to bounce back

Rice exports fell sharply last month, but the Kingdom’s most important crop is expected to recover and end the year in positive territory. The Secretariat of the One Window Servic ...

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