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Thiobencarb Stewardship Meetings set for early March

Thiobencarb Stewardship Meetings set for early March

The annual mandatory thiobencarb stewardship meetings will be held in collaboration with the Valent 2019 Rice Seminars the first week of March. For persons who can’t attend, a narrated version of the thiobencarb stewardship presentation will be available at the country agricultural commissioner offices.

Registration is at 9:30 AM with meetings starting at 10:00 AM and lunch by noon.

Please check the industry calendar at: http://www.calricenews.org/events/

Or, you can reference the following information:

Monday, March 4:
Franklin Hall
Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds
442 Franklin Ave.,
Yuba City, CA

Tuesday, March 5:
Veterans Memorial Hall
525 W. Sycamore Street
Willows, CA

Thursday, March 7:
Colusa Casino Community Room
3770 State Hwy 45
Colusa, CA

Friday, March 8:
Cracchiolo’s Market
1320 E. Main Street
Woodland, CA

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