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Registration Open for UC ANR California Rice Virtual Field Day

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Mark your calendar for the California Rice Virtual Field Day, which will be held on August 26, from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Here’s a link to register.  The registration fee is $20. 

The UC Cooperative Extension and California Rice Research Station will provide the latest information on variety development, disease and arthropod management, weed control, weedy rice, and fertility.

The full agenda is available here. 

Here are contacts for more information: 

Logistics and Registration: Rachel Palmer, ANR Program Support Unit, 530-750-1361.

Course Content: Whitney Brim-DeForest, UC ANR County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor.

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