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USDA Information

For the convenience of our subscribers, our USDA Information page is supplied to give you quick and easy access to the rice related reports issued by the USDA. We also have included some other key information links.

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World Market Price and Loan

World Market Price and LDP - announced weekly on Wednesdays, 7:00am ET. The rice World Market Price value factors are announced each week as a part of the rice Marketing Loan program under the US Farm Bill. Latest Rice and Cotton LDP announcements archive.   


FSA Loan reports - This link will take you to the Farm Services Agency web site where various outstanding rice Loan reports are available.



Crop Reports


Crop Progress  - posted weekly on Mondays 4:00pm during the growing season. These reports give updates on the rice crop as to the percent planted, percent emerged, percent harvested, and  rice crop condition as it progresses. Also all Crop Progress reports are available.

Supply and Use (pdf version)   RICE only Charts  - These reports are issued on a monthly basis usually between the 9th and the 15th of each month. The USDA issues these reports in both text and PDF formats. RiceOnline.com also provides an edited version with only the two rice tables for your convenience. Also all Supply and Use reports are available.  Another tool is the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates at a Glance where you can select the data you want displayed.


Rice Outlook - These rice reports are issued by the Economic Research Service division giving a comprehensive update on the US rice crop. The reports are usually released the next business day after the Supply and Use reports. Also all Rice Outlook reports are available.  USDA Rice Baseline Projections


The Rice Yearbook - Also issued by the Economic Research Service is an annual publication based on the Rice Outlook reports. There are also Data Sets associated with these reports. Also all Rice Yearbooks are available.


Prospective Plantings (pdf) - Issues annually at the end of March. The report has estimates for the US planted rice acreage. All Prospective Plantings reports.


Rice Acreage  (PDF) - Issued annually at the end of June. This report has planted acreage estimates for the current US crops and projections for the harvest. All Rice Acreage reports.


Crop Production   Crop Production Annual Summary  - This report is issued in Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, and a January report has final planted acreage for rice and production figures for rice for the US Crop. All Crop Production reports.


Rice Stocks (pdf format) - Issued by the  in Jan, Mar, Aug, and Oct (CA only). These reports have updates on US rice crop inventory at various locations. All Rice Stocks reports.


Published Estimates Data Base - Supplied by the National Agricultural Statistical Service, NASS publishes U.S., state, and county level  agricultural statistics (area planted, harvested, yield, production, price) for many commodities and data series. Your custom, query dataset will be available in a file for easy use in your database or spreadsheet.


Rice: World Markets and Trade    - These reports are issued by the Foreign Agricultural Service division as a part of the monthly USDA "Grain: World Markets and Trade" report giving an update on the rice production, rice consumption, and rice exports of the world rice crops. Reports are usually issued on the same day as the Rice Outlook reports.  Also, see the PDS Online tables


World Agricultural Production (production briefs)  - Also issued by the Foreign Agricultural Service. These tables show estimates for rice acreage, rice  yield, and rice production for various crops including rice.  World Agriculture Production Archives


USDA Crop Explorer -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural  Service has launched a new Web site that provides easy-to-read crop condition information for most agricultural regions in the world.  Crop Explorer automatically extracts crop and weather indicators from a database and provides that information graphically for users.


Export Sales Report


Export Sales Highlights - Issued weekly on Thursday 8:30am ET. Has highlights of the week's reported rice sales and rice export and various US commodities.  Some historical data can be found at the main  All Grains Export Sales Report page.


Rice Export Sales - Issued weekly on Thursday 8:30am ET. Has details of the week's reported sales of US rice.
 


Tenders and Food Aid Programs


KCCO

All Kansas City Commodity Office PL480 rice tender announcements.  Click this link, then click "FSA-Intl Packaged" then click "2015" then select the month of invitaions you want to see, then click the individual tender.  


KCCO TENDER TO BUY 510MT OF RICE JULY 6 (INV. 2000004817)  AMENDED  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 1560MT OF RICE AUG 2 (inv 2000004889)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 600MT OF RICE AUG 15 (inv 2000004918)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 950MT OF RICE SEPT 8 (INV. 2000004969)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 1220MT OF RICE SEPT 19 (INV 2000004969)   AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 270mt OF RICE OCT 5 (INV. 2000004996)   AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 2760mt OF RICE NOV 1 (INV. 2000005054)  AMENDED  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 500mt OF RICE NOV 6 (INV 2000005067)   AMENDED  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 200mt OF RICE NOV 15 (inv. 2000005087) AMENDED

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 6910mt 7780mt OF RICE Dec 5 (inv. 2000005107)  AMENDED  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 130mt of rice Jan. 3 (inv. 2000005136)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 500mt of rice Jan. 9 (inv. 2000005142)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 1530mt of rice Feb. 6 (inv. 2000005198)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 5740mt of rice Feb. 21 (inv. 2000005222)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 340mt of rice Mar. 6 (inv. 2000005232)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER (amended) TO BUY 7110mt  9110mt of rice Mar. 20   March 21 (inv. 2000005250)  AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 1610mt of rice April. 3  (inv. 2000005257)   AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 270mt of rice April. 17 (inv. 2000005277)   AWARDS

KCCO TENDER TO BUY 4380 MT OF RICE MAY 15 (INV. 2000005343)





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Food Aid Program Tenders

Title I IFB's Freight & Commodity


Food Aid Programs Descriptions

Food Aid Programs (pl480) - This link takes you to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Food Aid Programs web site. Also there is a site for All FAS Programs. 

GSM-102 monthly updates - A report of outstanding allocations for rice under the government loan guarantee program. 


Rice Specifications

USDA Standards for Rice
Thailand Rice Standards
Vietnam Rice Specifications

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