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Drought puts California rice in a sticky situation

Apr 30, 2014
California grows almost all medium grain rice in the U.S. And prices are up.
Posted In: California drought 2014, rice, commodities, farming

FDA studies arsenic found in rice products

Sep 19, 2012
Arsenic occurs naturally in soil, but also comes from manure and pesticides. Rice plants absorb higher levels of arsenic than other crops.
Posted In: Food, FDA, rice

Soybean prices on the rise, could impact other food sources

Apr 30, 2012
The cost of soybeans is now hitting levels not seen just before the 2008 food crisis, and when this happens farmers switch to soybeans and away from rice -- that crucial staple of diets in so many parts of the world.
Posted In: soybeans, rice, commodities, farming