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Happening Next Week: UCCE Rice Grower Meetings

Happening Next Week: UCCE Rice Grower Meetings

UCCE’s 2022 Winter Rice Grower Meetings are set to start next week. Prior meeting dates had been postponed. There is a virtual option in addition to the five in-person meetings.

New dates, locations and program topics provided by UCCE:

Richvale: Monday, March 14, 8:30am, Evangelical Church, 5219 Church St., Richvale
Willows: Monday, March 14, 1:00pm, Glenn County Office of Education, 311 South Villa Avenue, Willows
Colusa: Tuesday, March 15, 8:30 am, Community Center, Colusa County Fairgrounds, 10th Street (Hwy 20), Colusa
Yuba City: Tuesday, March 15, 1:00 pm, UCCE Office, 142 Garden Highway, Yuba City
Woodland: Wednesday, March 16, 8:30 am, Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood St, Woodland
Virtual option: Thursday, March 17, 8:30 am ( registration link: https://rice.ucanr.edu/

TIME: Doors open at 8:30 am and meetings start at 9:00 am at Richvale, Colusa, and Woodland.
Doors open at 1:00 pm and meetings start at 1:30 pm at Glenn and Yuba City.
Check in for virtual meeting at 8:30, meeting starts at 9:00.

Topics include:

  • Regulatory updates
  • Weeds, invertebrates, and disease management 
  • Fertility research updates
  • Varieties updates
  • Introduction of new Rice Experiment Station Director, Dustin Harrell
  • Announcement of Yield Contest winners

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