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Here’s a single location for your Winter Meeting Season Calendar

Here’s a single location for your Winter Meeting Season Calendar

This can be one of the busiest times of the year, with a multitude of industry meetings scheduled.  Our industry calendar is a helpful, single location for you to stay up to date.

Be sure to check out our calendar for all needed information, including CRC Committee meetings, USA Rice meetings and other important events. We have recently added upcoming events include the UCCE Meetings and Herbicide seminars, with additional meetings expected to be added soon.

If you have a significant event of interest to the entire industry, there is a place on the page to submit information for the calendar.

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Today is the deadline to certify 2019 Crop Acres

Today is the deadline to certify 2019 Crop Acres

By Tyson Redpath, The Russell Group

The deadline to certify 2019 crop acres with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is today, July 15. Certification is required to be eligible for most FSA programs, including Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which will provide $14.5 billion in direct payments to producers who have been affected by retaliatory tariffs and the ongoing trade dispute with China. Rice has been deemed an eligible commodity for these payments.

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Thiobencarb monitoring results update

Thiobencarb monitoring results update

The monitoring results have been non-detect from June 13 to June 25. Detections were observed up to June 13, with eight exceedances of the performance goal in the drains. Fortunately, the trace amounts found at the city drinking water intakes were below the laboratory maximum residue limit. We will conclude the thiobencarb monitoring on July 16.