Annual California Rice Field Day

Aug 9, 2021

AUGUST 25, 2021


The annual Rice Field Day will be Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at the Rice Experiment Station (RES), Biggs, California. We cordially invite you and your associates to join us for this event. The purpose of the Rice Field Day is to give rice growers and others an opportunity to observe and discuss research in progress at RES. Rice Field Day is sponsored by the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation (CCRRF) and University of California (UC). We also seek and receive support from many agricultural businesses and are planning a rice equipment vendor display.

Following is a brief outline of the Rice Field Day program. We will update the program on our web page at

  • 7:30 - 8:30 A.M. REGISTRATION
    • Posters and Demonstrations
  • 8:30 - 9:15 A.M. GENERAL SESSION
    • CCRRF Annual Membership Meeting
    • Rice Research Trust Report
    • California Rice Industry Award
    • Variety Improvement
    • Disease Resistance
    • Insects and Control
    • Weeds and Control
  • 12:00 - NOON LUNCH

The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a General Session that serves as the Annual CCRRF Membership Meeting. Posters and demonstrations will be in place during registration until after lunch. Field tours of research will emphasize progress in rice variety improvement, disease, insect, and weed control. The program will conclude at noon with a lunch that includes rice.

The RES is located at 955 Butte City Highway (Hwy. 162), approximately two and one half miles west of Highway 99 north of Biggs, California.

By Whitney Brim-DeForest
Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor