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Rice Field Day coming up August 28

Rice Field Day coming up August 28

The annual California Rice Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday, August 28 at the Rice Experiment Station in Biggs. 

Here’s a link to more information on field day.  The day opens with registration at 7:30 a.m. The general session begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by field tours of rice research at 9:30 a.m. Research areas covered include variety improvement, disease resistance, insects and weed control.

Field Day wraps up with lunch at noon. 

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