- Author: Luis Espino
The 2015 Rice Production Workshop will be held on July 24th, at The Refuge Restaurant, 1501 Butte House Road, Yuba City, CA. The Workshop, organized by University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), aims to present current and potential growers, pest control advisers, industry representatives, regulatory agencies and other interested parties with a broad view of the California rice production system and the most up to date research findings.
Information will be presented by UC Davis and UCCE scientists and extension personnel with many years experience working in California rice. Topics include land preparation, varieties, rice growth and development, water management, crop fertility, and pest management.
Prepaid enrollment ($100) is required, and enrollment is limited to 75 people. Please enroll by July 21st to ensure your participation. Seats will be filled on a first-come basis. The registration fee covers lunch and workshop educational materials.
Register online at http://ucanr.edu/2015riceworkshop
For more information, contact Cass Mutters (530-538-7201), Luis Espino (530-458-0578), or Michelle Leinfelder-Miles (209-953-6120), Farm Advisors, UCCE. Remember that space is limited, so register early!