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USDA Rice Projections to 2027

by Bobby Coats - March 22, 2018

Nathan Childs presents both the domestic and global 10-year baseline forecasts for rice.  For the U.S., he focuses on area, yield, production, trade, use, stocks, and prices for all rice and by class, explaining economic factors driving the forecasts.  For the global all-rice market, emphasis is placed on major importers and exports as well as overall trade levels.

Nathan Childs, Agricultural Economist, USDA, Economic Research Service Bio Photo
Nathan Childs is an agricultural economist with USDA’s Economic Research Service. His current activities include managing ERS’ contribution to the rice situation and outlook program and supporting the Department’s annual Baseline forecasting activities.  Nathan joined ERS in 1987. During his career, he has worked on a variety of topics including U.S. rice consumption patterns, global trade liberalization, farm program analysis, and supported emerging market projects to Taiwan, China, Vietnam, and Haiti.  In the early 1990s, Nathan was editor of USDA’s weekly Agricultural Outlook magazine.