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USA Rice Outlook Conference - 2014

<p>JIM WIESEMEYER, center, senior vice president, Informa Economics, Washington Bureau, answers questions at the USA Rice Outlook Conference&#39;s opening reception. Wiesemeyer was the lead-off speaker at the conference&#39;s general session.</p>

The USA Rice Outlook Conference drew one of its largest crowds in several years to the State House Convention Center in Little Rock, Ark. Attendees heard the U.S. economy is showing signs of improving and that the prospects for more rice acres and slightly higher rice prices in U.S. rice are good in 2015.

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