Calendar

2018

• July 18, 2018: LSU AgCenter Northeast Louisiana Row Rice Field Day
Colvin Farm and Rayville Center, Rayville, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana – event details

• July 19, 2018: Rohwer Research Station Field Day
Desha County, Arkansas. UAVs, also known as drones, will be one of the  topics. Registration includes free lunch from Hoot’s – event details

university of florida logo• July 26, 2018: Florida Rice Grower’s Training and Field Day
University of Florida Everglades Research and Education Center, Belle Glade. Registration and coffee at 8:30 a.m., tour begins at 9 a.m. Up to 3 CEUs available – event details – to register, email Jango Bhadha

• July 31-Aug. 1: Mississippi State University Seed Technology Short Course
Capps Center, Stoneville, Mississippi. This course focuses on seed treatment and enhancement technologies, application methods, equipment, and solutions for commodity, forage, and turf seed applications – event details

Mississippi State University logo• Aug. 2, 2018: Mississippi State University Rice Field Day
Delta Research and Extension Center, Stoneville, Mississippi – event details

• Aug. 2, 2018: Horizon Ag Arkansas Field Day
Mark Wimpy Farms, Jonesboro, Arkansas – event details

university of arkansas logo• Aug. 3, 2018: University of Arkansas Rice Field Day
Rice Research and Extension Center, Stuttgart, Arkansas – event details

• Aug. 6, 2018: Mississippi County Water Management Field Day
Osceola Community Center, Osceola, Arkansas. Field tour plus lunch provided by Delta Plastics and RiceTec – event details

• Aug. 7, 2018: University of California Rice Production Workshop
Lundberg Family Farms Conference Room, Richvale, California. CEUs pending. An in-depth workshop that covers the principles and practices of rice production – event details – register by visiting UCCE Rice

• Aug. 7, 2018: Arkansas RiceTec Customer Appreciation Day
Harrisburg, Arkansas, beginning at 4 p.m. You will see FullPage RT7321 hybrid, which is tolerant to two Adama ALS herbicides, along with current and newer Clearfield hybrids. Dinner will follow. Email RiceTec with questions.

• Aug.15, 2018: Northeast Arkansas Field Day
Northeast Research and Extension Center, Keiser, Arkansas. More details to come.

• Aug. 23, 2018:  Missouri Rice Research and Marketing Council Rice Farm Field Day
The Rice Research Farm is located on Highway J, west of Malden, Missouri. More details to follow.

• Aug. 28-30, 2018: Seventh Annual Texas Groundwater Summit
San Antonio, Texas – event details

California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation logo• Aug. 29, 2018: California Rice Field Day
California Rice Experiment Station, Biggs, California. General session begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by field tours and lunch – event details

• Aug. 31, 2018: University of Missouri Fisher Delta Center Field Day (all crops)
Lee Farm, Portageville, Missouri – event details

• Sept. 14, 2018: 28th Annual Delta Rice Tasting Luncheon
Walter Sillers Coliseum on Delta State University campus, Cleveland, Mississippi, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. There will be more than 300 different rice dishes prepared by Delta area residents and restaurants. There will also be goody bags, door prizes and exhibits. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from Bolivar County Extension office by calling 662-843-8371. Tickets will also be sold at the door – event details

• Oct. 14, 2018: 42nd Annual Arkansas Rice Festival
Weiner, Arkansas. Festivities include a rice cook-off, duck calling contests, and crowning of the new Arkansas Rice Festival Queens and Jr. Miss – event details

• Oct. 18-21, 2018: 81st International Rice Festival
Crowley, Louisiana. The featured band is Asleep at the Wheel as well as several other local ones, including Wayne Toups and Bag-O-Donuts. A new queen and a new junior king and queen also will be crowned. Contestants also will vie for awards in the Rice Creole & Cookery Contest  – event details

• Dec. 5-7, 2018: USA Rice Outlook Conference & Trade Show
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego, California – event details

2019

• Feb. 4, 2019: Crop Scouting School
Fisher Delta Research Center, Portageville, Missouri – event details

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