• March 21, 2018: Surge Valve and Soil Moisture Meter School, Rector, Ark.
Four more soil moisture sensor schools that Dr. Chris Henry is conducting, some include surge valves. Cost is $400 for approx $700 worth of materials, PLEASE PREREGISTER by calling Stewart Runsick at 870-857-6875.

• June 5-7, 2018: Rice Market & Technology Convention
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This event is hosted by the Houston-based U.S. Rice Producers Association. Held at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Hotel, the annual event brings together major Western Hemisphere rice buyers along with leading allied industries. There also is an exhibit area. For more information, email

• June 13, 2018: Acadia Parish/South Farm Field Day
Crowley, Louisiana. This is hosted by the LSU AgCenter. Please check back later for more information.

LSU AgCenter• June 27, 2018: H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station Annual Field Day
LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station, Crowley, Louisiana. Check back later for more information.

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