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Upcoming Workshop for Field Workers to be carried out in Spanish

Upcoming Workshop for Field Workers to be carried out in Spanish

Several topics related to soil, water and pest management will be covered, during a University of California Cooperative Extension training session for field workers in Yuba City. The Workshop will provide technical content to increase farm worker understanding of farm management decisions.

The workshop will be done in Spanish and is scheduled for Thursday, March 14, from 8:00 a.m. until noon at 142A Garden Highway. The event is free and lunch will be included.

Participating instructors are Sarah Light, Agronomy Advisor, Luis Espino, Rice Farm Advisor and Samuel Sandoval of UC Davis.

For more information, please contact Luis Espino (530) 635-6234 or Sarah Light (530) 645-2419.

Here’s a link to more information.

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Link to Day Two of the CRC Virtual Grower Meeting

Link to Day Two of the CRC Virtual Grower Meeting

Here is the link to the second day of the 2021 California Rice Commission Virtual Grower Meeting. 

Today’s speakers include Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group with a look at federal issues impacting our industry, David Guy of the Northern California Water Association on our water outlook and Betsy Ward of USA Rice with updates on key trade and policy initiatives.

We are providing this information in a virtual format due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Here is today’s portion of the CRC Virtual Grower Meeting:

Please contact CRC Communications Manager Jim Morris with any questions at (916) 205-5395 or jim.morris@calrice.org.