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California Rice Field Day to be held next week

California Rice Field Day to be held next week

Hundreds of growers from throughout the valley will gather to learn the latest research developments during Rice Field Day on Wednesday, August 26, at the Rice Experiment Station in Biggs.

Sponsored by the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation and the University of California, this much-anticipated event will include field tours, posters and demonstrations. The California Rice Commission display will include updates on conservation, air quality, waste discharge requirements, public education and Sacramento Valley communications.

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 8:30 a.m. General Session. Field Day concludes following lunch at Noon.

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Thiobencarb monitoring results update

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