In rebound from El Niño, world heads for record rice crop

Rice growers around the world are planting more land to rice this year, an additional 2.8 million hectares that the USDA estimates will result in a record harvest of 480.7 million tonnes, 10 million tonnes larger than last year. “The global area expansion is largely due to few economically viable alternative planting options, producer support… » Read More

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