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.

• Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2021: Texas Rice Festival
Winnie, Texas – event details

• Oct. 7, 2021: University of Arkansas Virtual Rice and Soybean Field Day
6-8 p.m. CDT. If you miss it, the presentations will be posted online. Viewing is free but you must register to receive a link – event details

• Oct. 9, 2021: 45th Annual Arkansas Rice Festival
Weiner, Arkansas – event details

• Oct. 14-17, 2021 The 84th International Rice Festival
The rice festival will return to Crowley, Louisiana, after being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic – event details

• Dec. 5-7, 2021: 2021 USA Rice Outlook Conference
Hyatt Regency, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana – event details


• 2022 Rice Technical Working Group – POSTPONED UNTIL 2023
In light of COVID, the 2022 meeting has been postponed until 2023. Hot Springs, Arkansas – Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Conference hotel: Embassy Suites Hot Springs. The University of Arkansas is hosting this biannual meeting — event information

• Feb. 25-26, 2022: 70th annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show
Renasant Convention Center (formerly the Cook Convention Center), Memphis, Tennessee — event details

• March 4, 2022: 34th Annual Arkansas Agricultural Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon – RESCHEDULED
This event, originally scheduled for Aug. 20, 2021, was rescheduled for March 4, 2022. Embassy Suites, Little Rock, Arkansas – event details

If you have an event you want listed, please send the information to Rice Farming editor Vicky Boyd at