Joe Mencer checks on his rice crop on his farm in southeastern Arkansas on Aug. 10, 2015. Mencer has joined with farmers from across the country to push for expanded trade to Cuba, although efforts in Congress to do so have so far been stalled.
Joe Mencer checks on his rice crop on his farm in southeastern Arkansas on Aug. 10, 2015. Mencer has joined with farmers from across the country to push for expanded trade to Cuba, although efforts in Congress to do so have so far been stalled. Chris Adams McClatchy
Joe Mencer checks on his rice crop on his farm in southeastern Arkansas on Aug. 10, 2015. Mencer has joined with farmers from across the country to push for expanded trade to Cuba, although efforts in Congress to do so have so far been stalled. Chris Adams McClatchy

For Arkansas rice farmer, hope for sales to Cuba even as exports drop

September 11, 2015 03:45 PM

UPDATED September 14, 2015 06:34 AM

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