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.

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

• 2020 Texas A&M AgriLife Research Virtual Rice Field Day – VIRTUAL
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 Field Day – VIRTUAL
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

• Aug. 12 & 13, 2020: Two-part webinar on drainage tile in the Mississippi Delta
Join the MSU Team for what you thought may never be possible – drainage tile in the Mississippi Delta and the benefits it can provide. Mississippi State is teaming up with Advanced Drainage Systems and Soil-Max on a quick, two-part webinar series discussing yields, installation and water control in our Mississippi soils. You’ll also hear about trial work our university is in the process of completing. Plus it’s FREE. Sessions start at 5 p.m. CDT, 6 p.m. EDT. Click here to sign up:

• Aug. 13, 2020: Horizon Ag Arkansas Field Day – CANCELED
Out of an abundance of caution, organizers of this event have decided to cancel it. Questions? 866-237-6167.

university of arkansas logo• Aug. 20, 2020: University of Arkansas Rice Field Day GONE VIRTUAL
Rice Research & Extension Center, Stuttgart, Arkansas. Presentations will begin at 6 p.m. CDT, followed by a live Q&A – details and registration

• Aug. 26, 2020: California Rice Experiment Station Field Day – GONE VIRTUAL
Biggs, California – The Rice Experiment Station has taken the field day virtual, 1-3 p.m. – agenda and registration information

• Oct. 10, 2020: Arkansas Rice Festival – CANCELED
Weiner, Arkansas. The organizing committee hopes the event returns on Oct. 9, 2021.

• Dec. 9-11, 2020: USA Rice Outlook Conference
Austin, Texas – event details


• Feb. 9-11, 2021: Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Meeting
Randolph Riverfront Center, Alexandria, Louisiana. Check back later for more details.

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