"None of us are naïve enough to believe that just because these countries tell the WTO they’ll stop (export subsidies), they won’t find creative ways to keep on. But it’s better to have the agreement than not to.” -- Roger Johnson, NFU president.
"As we enter what appears to be a new era in international trade, the U.S. rice farmer must ask himself, 'Would I still be in business if there were no rough rice exports?'" -- Dwight Roberts, President and CEO, US Rice Producers Association....More
U.S. and Chinese officials appear to have reached an agreement on a phytosanitary protocol for the shipment of American-grown milled rice into Chinese ports, according to a statement by the USA Rice Federation....More