• 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. 14, 2018: Katy Rice Festival
Downtown Historic Katy, Texas – 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. 3-5, 2018: Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course
The Mill, Starkville, Mississippi. Check back later for more information.

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


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

• Feb. 11-13, 2019: Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Conference
Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville, Louisiana. Check back later for more information.

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

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

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