• Nov. 9-29, 2018: Mississippi State University Online Pipe Planner Training Sessions
MSU, in conjunction with Delta Plastics, will offer online Pipe Planner training throughout the month. Attendees will receive introductory information as well as help designing their systems. All you need to do is download the GoToMeeting App to your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can log in and attend as many sessions as you like – event details

• Nov. 15, 2018: Delta Area Rice Grower Meeting
Bolivar County Extension office, Cleveland, Mississippi. Mississippi rice producers, industry professionals and other interested parties are invited to listen to presentations from MSU research and Extension faculty on a wide range of topics. The meeting will begin 10 a.m. and conclude with lunch – event details

• Nov. 27-28, 2018: Arkansas Crop Protection Association Research Conference
Hilton Garden Inn in Fayetteville, Arkansas. There will be a student paper competition! Registration is $50, with all proceeds to benefit the ACPA scholarship fund – event details

• Dec. 3-5, 2018: Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course
The Mill, Starkville, Mississippi. Once again in 2018, we will have live entertainment on Monday, Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 as well as our customary steak and shrimp dinner on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 4. Certified crop adviser CEUs, consultants license renewal, and pesticide applicator re-certification credits have been applied for and will be finalized once approved. For more information, including a preliminary schedule and registration materials, visit Mississippi Crops.

• Dec. 4-5, 2018: 30th Texas Plant Protection Association Conference
Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Drive in Bryan, Texas – event details

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


• Jan. 8, 2019: Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting
Grand Prairie Center, Stuttgart, Arkansas. More details to follow.

• Jan. 9, 2019: Joint Louisiana Rice Council/Louisiana Rice Growers Annual Meeting
Jennings, Louisiana. More details to follow.

• Jan. 16, 2019: Western Rice Belt Conference
El Campo, Texas. Check back later for more information.

• Jan. 22-24, 2019: 2019 Arkansas Crop Management Conference
Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas – event details

• Jan. 23, 2019: Louisiana Soil Health & Cover Crop Conference
Hampton Inn, West Monroe, Louisiana – event details

• Jan. 24, 2019: Louisiana Soil Health & Cover Crop Conference
DeWitt Livestock Facility, Dean Lee Research Station, Alexandria, Louisiana – event details

• Jan. 30, 2019: Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference & Expo 2019
Arkansas State University Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Ark. The Conference & Expo will address the latest issues and trends in soil and water conservation. A soil and water conservation technology trade show will be included. For more information, contact Chris at 870-972-2043 or

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

• Feb. 5-6, 2019: 46th MACA (Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association) Annual Conference
Bost Extension Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi. Check back later for more information.

• Feb. 11-13, 2019: Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Conference
Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville, Louisiana – event details

• March 1-2, 2019: 67th Annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show
Cook Convention Center, Memphis, Tennessee – event details

• March 21-22, 2019: Louisiana Women in Agriculture Conference
Holiday Inn, Alexandria, Louisiana. The conference includes tours of area agricultural operations as well as opportunities to network, support, empower and educate. Marji Guyler-Alaniz, president and founder of FarmHer, will share her story of inspiration and finding her passion. For more information, visit Louisiana Women in Ag.

• June 5-7, 2019: Rice Market & Technology Convention
Marriott-New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana – event details

• Aug. 6, 2019: 2019 RiceTec Arkansas Field Day
Harrisburg, Arkansas. Check back later for more information.

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