Rice Field Day Aug. 25 in Biggs

The California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation, University of California, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold the annual Rice Field Day Aug. 25 at the Rice Experiment Station in Biggs, Calif.

Registration and poster viewing will begin at 7:30 a.m. and followed by the general meeting.

The business meeting will include reports by the chairman and treasurer of the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation, the Rice Research Trust, and the California Rice Research Board. It will conclude with the presentation of the D. Marlin Brandon Rice Research Fellowship and the California Rice Industry Award.

From 9:30 a.m. to noon, field tours in the research nurseries will focus on rice breeding, disease resistance, weed control, and entomology. The tours will be followed by a noon luncheon.

There is no charge for the field day.

The Rice Experiment Station is located 2.5 miles west of Highway 99 on Highway 162 towards Butte City.

For more information, call (530) 868-5481 or go online to www.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu/ricestation/.

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