Calendar

2020

university of arkansas logo• Through Feb. 21, 2020: University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Winter Meetings
Times and subjects vary among locations. Find one close to you that meets your crop interests and schedule – event details

• Jan. 21-23, 2020: Arkansas Crop Management Conference
Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, North Little Rock, Arkansas – event details

• Jan. 23, 2020: 2020 Southeast Texas Rice Symposium
St. Louis Catholic Church Building, Winnie, Texas, beginning at 8 a.m.

• Jan. 23, 2020: LSU AgCenter Digital Ag Conference
Dean Lee Research & Extension Center, Alexandria, Louisiana – event details

• Jan. 23, 2020: California Rice Commission Annual Meeting
Colusa Casino Resort Community Center, Colusa. Doors open at 8 a.m., meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group will provide an update on farm policy. Louie Brown of Kahn, Soares and Conway will have information on new developments in the state capitol. Northern California Water Association President David Guy will review water issues in our region. Peter Bachman with USA Rice will provide the latest developments on international trade. Ann Grottveit with Kahn, Soares and Conway will have details about AB-5; California law regarding employees and independent contractors.

• Jan. 23, 2020: California Rice Commission Annual Meeting
Hillcrest at the Plaza Room, 210 Julie Drive, Yuba City. Doors open at 1 p.m., meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group will provide an update on farm policy. Louie Brown of Kahn, Soares and Conway will have information on new developments in the state capitol. Northern California Water Association President David Guy will review water issues in our region. Peter Bachman with USA Rice will provide the latest developments on international trade. Ann Grottveit with Kahn, Soares and Conway will have details about AB-5; California law regarding employees and independent contractors.

• Jan. 23-24, 2020: Arkansas Seed Dealers Association Annual Winter Convention
Embassy Suites Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas – event details

• Jan. 27-30, 2020: Southern Weed Science Society Annual Meeting
Beau Rivage, Biloxi, Mississippi – event details

• Jan. 29, 2020: Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference & Irrigation Expo
FNB Arena, Jonesboro, Arkansas – event details

• Feb. 4, 2020: Louisiana State University AgCenter Winter Grower Meetings
Rayville Civic Center in Rayville, Louisiana, 9 a.m.

• Feb. 4-5, 2020: Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Conference
Bost Extension Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi – event details

• Feb. 6, 2020: Corteva Spring Rice Meeting
Colusa Casino Community Community Center. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m., followed by lunch. More details to come.

• Feb. 10, 2020: Louisiana Rice Council & Louisiana Rice Growers Association Annual Joint Membership Meeting
Grand Marais Center, 919 N. Arthur Avenue, Jennings, Louisiana – event details

• Feb. 11, 2020: Corteva Spring Rice Meeting
Sierra Nevada Brewery, Chico. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m., followed by lunch. More details to come.

• Feb. 12, 2020: Corteva Spring Rice Meeting
Yuba/Sutter Fairgrounds, Yuba City. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m., followed by lunch. More details to come.

• Feb. 12-13, 2020: Farmer-to-Farmer Conservation Field Day
This event is for farmers seeking practical insights on how to make conservation work while keeping their farms profitable. It includes a full day of farm visits (Feb. 12) and a half day of focused conversation (Feb. 13). CEUs available. Organized by Mississippi State University, University of Kentucky, Arkansas Discovery Farms, University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Wisconsin Discovery Farms. Registration is required, but it is free – event details and registration

louisiana ag consultants associatoin• Feb. 12-14, 2020: Louisiana Agricultural Technology & Management Conference
Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville, Louisiana – event details

• Feb. 13, 2020: Mississippi Rice Council Meeting
Wade Inc. dealership, 645 Gaines Highway, Cleveland, Mississippi, beginning at 10 a.m.

• Feb. 13, 2020: Corteva Spring Rice Meeting
Cracchiolo’s, Woodland. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m., followed by lunch. More details to come.

• Feb. 20, 2020: Southeast Missouri Regional Rice Meeting
Malden Community Center, Malden, Missouri, beginning at 8 a.m.

arkansas state university logo• Feb. 20, 2020: Arkansas State University Agribusiness Conference
A-State Fowler Center and First National Bank Arena, Jonesboro, Arkansas. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the Fowler Center. The morning general session features presentations on the Arkansas economy, agricultural legal issues, and agricultural policy. Lunch will be served in the First National Bank Arena at noon. Afternoon sessions include presentations on the commodity, credit and farmland markets. A complete conference program and on-line registration is available at https://www.astate.edu/. There is no registration fee. For more information contact Astate_Agribus_Conf@astate.edu or 870-972-3221.

• Feb. 24-27, 2020: Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG)
Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama. The year, the biennial conference is hosted by Mississippi State University – event details

• Feb. 28-29, 2020: 68th Annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show
Cook Convention Center, Memphis, Tennessee – event details 

• May 19-21, 2020: Rice Market and Technology Convention
Panama City (don’t know if that’s Panama City, Florida, or Panama City, Panama – the website doesn’t specify) – event details

LSU AgCenter• July 1, 2020: H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station Annual Field Day
Crowley, Louisiana. Check back later for more information.

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