PRAIRIE FARE Have Some Comfort Food During Cold Snaps
Mom, we had something really good for lunch! my daughter exclaimed as she set her backpack down. She was in kindergarten at the time.
What was it? I asked, expecting to hear cupcakes or brownies.
... Posted on 1/10/14 at 2:36 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Risotto Resztki (Leftovers)
Risotto is an Italian rice dish, but I'm an American of proud Polish background. What I create will no doubt cause a true Italian, and probably a Pole from the Old Country, to cringe, but oh well.
... Posted on 12/3/13 at 4:31 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Maple Bacon & Sausage Risotto with Olive Oil Fried Eggs
What better way to start off the New Year than with a very special breakfast? Whether you choose to celebrate New Years Eve and are in need of morning aftercure, or if you like to save your celebratio... Posted on 12/31/12 at 4:20 PM
Indonesia's president could be forced to backtrack on promises to curb rice imports, with analysts saying the country may ship in as much as 1.6 million tons of the staple grain this year because of soaring prices at home and the threat of a strong El Nino.
El Nino is a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific that can lead to scorching weather across Asia and East Africa but heavy rains and floods in South America, roiling production of key foods such as rice, wheat and sugar.
MANILA - The Philippines' state grains procurement agency said on Tuesday that it would look to import rice from a broader range of countries including Pakistan, India and Myanmar, as it tries to diversify its supplies of the staple food.
WASHINGTON — House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., thinks that all crops need a farm program that provides better protection from multiyear price drops than the Senate Agriculture Committee-passed farm bill, a position with which House Agriculture ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., agrees.
CHICAGO — CME Group announced May 1 it will expand electronic trading hours in its Chicago Board of Trade grain and oilseed futures and options beginning May 14. This will expand market access to CBOT corn, soybeans, wheat, soybean meal, soybean oil, oats and rough rice futures and options on CME Globex to 22 hours per day.
WASHINGTON — Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and ranking member Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, recently released a farm bill proposal and announced that the committee will begin consideration of the bill on Wednesday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Cooperation with southern Republican senators representing peanut, cotton and rice growers will be a key to whether a Revenue Loss Assistance Program can be passed in the Senate, said officials gathered for a roundtable on the 2012 farm bill.
WASHINGTON — After a final hearing on the next farm bill, Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said March 15 she will hold a markup on the bill “as soon as possible,” while the National Association of Wheat Growers called for passage of the bill before Sept. 30.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A series of farm group representatives signaled at the recent annual crop insurance industry conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., that they are still sticking to their individual positions on farm bill proposals.
BANGKOK — Thailand's plan to pay its rice growers far above market rates is expected to push up prices for the staple that feeds almost half the world's people as rice importing nations look to other countries for tightened supplies.
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