2017 California Rice Grower Meetings: Jan. 26 and 27, Richvale, Glenn, Colusa, Yuba City

The University of California Cooperative Extension will sponsor rice grower meetings at four California locations on Jan. 26 and 27.

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) will sponsor rice grower meetings at four California locations on Jan. 26 and 27, 2017.

Towns and locations for the meetings include:

Richvale: Jan. 26, 8:30 a.m., Evangelical Church, 5219 Church St., Richvale;

Glenn: Jan. 26, 1:30 p.m., Glenn County Office of Education, 311 South Villa Ave., Willows;

Colusa: Jan. 27, 8:30 a.m., Colusa Casino Resort, 3770 Hwy. 45, Colusa; and

Yuba City: Jan. 27, 1:30 p.m., Veterans Hall, 1425 Veterans Memorial Circle, Yuba City.

Doors open at 8:00 a.m. and meetings start at 8:30 a.m. at Richvale and Colusa. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. and meetings start at 1:30 p.m. at Glenn and Yuba City.

The agenda for each meeting includes:

Call meeting to order - Rice Research Board nominations – Dana Dickey, Rice Research Board;

Rice pesticide and regulatory update – County Ag Commissioner;

Weedy rice in California – Whitney Brim-DeForest, UCCE;

New rice seed policy for RES varieties – Kent McKenzie, Rice Experiment Station

Arthropod management update – Luis Espino, UCCE

Fertility update – Bruce Linquist, UCCE

Weed management update – Kassim Al-Khatib, UCCE

Credits - 1.5 DPR credit in the “Other” category and 2 CCA CE.

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