The USA Rice Federation is the global advocate for all segments of the U.S. rice industry with a mission to promote and protect the interests of producers, millers, merchants and allied businesses.
USA Rice Farmers
USA Rice Farmers is the first voice for rice farmers – composed entirely of rice farmers, working on behalf of rice farmers. This representative body assures a forum for policy development on the issues that affect rice farmers, and a voice for rice farmers to advance and implement activities to address those issues.
USA Rice Council
Through the USA Rice Council, rice farmers, dues-paying mills and other industry members work together to steer the course for domestic and international programs, which are implemented through the USA Rice Federation. A cooperative effort between the USA Rice Federation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service enables the rice industry to fulfill its international market development objectives.
USA Rice Millers' Association
The USA Rice Millers’ Association (RMA) is the national trade association of the U.S. rice milling industry. Founded in 1899, RMA is one of the oldest agribusiness trade organizations in America. RMA membership, which includes farmer-owned cooperatives and privately-owned mills. RMA associate members include exporters, shippers and other businesses allied with the rice trade.
USA Rice Merchants' Association
USA Rice Merchants’ Association members are an important component of the U.S. rice industry, providing a market outlet for thousands of farmers in all six rice-producing states. As an organization, the USA Rice Merchants’ Association is the first to bring rice merchandisers and related businesses together in a representative, recognized body.