Calendar

2021

While we try to be as accurate as possible, the coronavirus has created an ever-changing landscape.  Please check with event organizers to make sure it is still planned before heading out.

• Jan 14, 2021: University of Arkansas VIRTUAL Rice Production Meeting
Webinar begins at 1 p.m. CST event details and registration

• Jan 19, 2021: LSU AgCenter Row Rice Meeting
This will be an in-person as well as a live-streamed event for those who want to attend virtually. Thomas Jason Lingo Community Center, Oak Grove, Louisiana. Event begins at 9 a.m. CST. For more information contact R.L. Frazier, Madison Parish Extension Office: 318-574-2465 – event details

• Jan. 21, 2021: 2021 VIRTUAL Western Texas Rice Belt Production Conference
Event begins at 8 a.m. CST. The event is free, but you must preregister by Jan. 19. Two TDA continuing education credits; CCA credits applied for – event details and registration

• Jan. 21, 2021: 2021 VIRTUAL California Rice Commission Annual Grower Meeting
Virtual presentations will begin at noon PST. Information will be available at CalRiceNews.org. For questions, please contact CRC communications manager Jim Morris at jmorris@calrice.org or 916-205-5395.

• Jan. 22, 2021: 2021 VIRTUAL California Rice Commission Annual Grower Meeting
Virtual presentations will begin at noon PST. Information will be available at CalRiceNews.org. For questions, please contact CRC communications manager Jim Morris at jmorris@calrice.org or 916-205-5395.

• Jan. 27, 2021: 23rd annual and first VIRTUAL Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference
There’s even a virtual poster competition. Plus check out the new website – event details

• Jan. 28, 2021: University of Arkansas Marketing, New Technologies and Irrigation — VIRTUAL
Webinar begins at 1 p.m. CST event details

• Feb. 2-3, 2021: Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Conference — CANCELED
This event has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns and will be held tentatively Feb. 8-9, 2022.

• Feb. 3, 2021: Corteva California Rice Herbicide Seminars — VIRTUAL
This event will run from 9-11 a.m. PST. In addition to presentations made by Corteva Agriscience, there also will be ones from Gowan Co. and the California Rice Commission. If you plan to apply Clincher by ground this season, you should take this training. The seminar is free, but you must preregister at https://corteva.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MYW8AmD2T8mHprhnya857Q to receive a Zoom link. The same information will be repeated Feb. 10.

• Feb. 8, 2021: Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting — VIRTUAL
A joint meeting of the Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers. This is the largest virtual gathering of rice farmers and industry representatives from the Arkansas River Valley to the Mississippi Delta, from Louisiana to Missouri. Click here to register.

• Feb. 10, 2021: Arkansas State University’s 27th annual Agribusiness Conference — VIRTUAL
Information on the virtual conference and instructions on how to register and view are available at AState.edu/AgriBusiness. For assistance, one may email AState_Agribus_Conf@AState.edu or call Abigail Coleman at 541-953-4487.

• Feb. 10, 2021: Corteva California Rice Herbicide Seminars — VIRTUAL
This event will run from 9-11 a.m. PST. In addition to presentations made by Corteva Agriscience, there also will be ones from Gowan Co. and the California Rice Commission. If you plan to apply Clincher by ground this season, you should take this training.  The seminar is free, but you must preregister at https://corteva.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MYW8AmD2T8mHprhnya857Q to receive a Zoom link. The same information was repeated Feb. 3.

• Feb. 10-11, 2021: Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Meeting
Randolph Riverfront Center, Alexandria, Louisiana. Download the registration form, mandatory attendance form and waiver, and preliminary program.

• Feb. 11, 2021: University of California Rice Production Meeting — VIRTUAL
9 a.m.-noon – event details. Register for the Zoom event by clicking here.

Feb 17, 2021: Delta Ag Expo Educational Seminar
This in-person meeting is from 9 a.m.-noon CST at the Capps Building, Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, Mississippi.

• Feb. 26-27, 2021: 69th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show
Renasant Convention Center (formerly the Cook Convention Center), 255 N. Main St., Memphis, Tennessee. This will be a hybrid show with a mix of virtual and in-person events event details

If you have an event you want listed, please send the information to Rice Farming editor Vicky Boyd at vlboyd@onegrower.com.

Below are links to virtual field days or educational sessions
held earlier in 2021.

• 2020 LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station Virtual Annual Field Day
View the recorded sessions now.

• 2020 Texas A&M AgriLife Research Virtual Rice Field Day
Texas A&M normally holds two field days: one in Eagle Lake and one in Beaumont. Those events have now gone virtual. These are broken into different subjects, such as rice breeding, insect management, rice disease control, weed issues and decision tools. View the recorded sessions now.

• 2020 LSU AgCenter Northeast Louisiana Row Rice Virtual Field Day
This is a virtual event that can be viewed on the AgCenter’s Northeast Louisiana Row Rice YouTube channel. The videos are broken up into subjects, such as diseases, insects, breeding, rice and soybeans, and soybean diseases.

• Mississippi State University Virtual Moisture Sensor Showcase
Want to get compare moisture sensors before you purchase one? Visit the MSU virtual moisture sensor showcase, which involves 11 different models. Learn more at https://www.ncaar.msstate.edu/outreach/index.php#showcase.

• 2020 Missouri Rice Online Virtual Field Day 
The presentations are broken up into subjects, such as row rice, furrow-irrigated rice bed widths, residual grass control and nitrogen management for row rice. View the presentations here: http://www.missouririce.com/2020-virtual-rice-field-day/

• University of Arkansas Rice Virtual Field Day
If you missed the virtual field day Aug. 20, you can view the individual presentations at https://aaes.uark.edu/field-days/rice/.

• 2020 University of Missouri Fisher Delta Research Center Virtual Field Day
Videos of the presentations are posted at https://delta.missouri.edu/field-day/.

• 2020 California Rice Virtual Field Day
Video of the presentation is posted on YouTube at https://youtu.be/BKOOitenM4M