January 20, 2021 | Via Zoom

About this Event

REGISTRATION IS FREE. All attendees are required to register through EventBrite. Registration will not be held the day of the event.

This joint effort of our Western Rice Belt planning committee, The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, U.S. Rice Producers Association, and Texas A&M AgriLife Research will offer growers and others the opportunity to hear presentations from the top Extension and Research scientists from Texas as well as respected individuals from the rice industry. Pesticide applicators will receive 2 TDA CEUs. CCA Credits are applied for.

TimeAgenda Item
8:00 a.m.Welcome
8:15 a.m.Basics of Herbicide Resistance Development in Weeds
– Dr. Muthu Bagavathiannan
8:45 a.m.Break
9:00 a.m.Rice Varieties and Current Breeding Programs in Rice
Mr. Galen Franz
9:30 a.m.Insect Management
Dr. Mo Way
10:00 a.m.TDA Pesticide Laws & Regulations Update
Melissa Barton
11:00 a.m.Cost of Rice Production
– Dr. Joe Outlaw
11:30 a.m.Rice Market Outlook
– Dr. Thomas Wynn
12:00 p.m.LUNCH BREAK
12:50 p.m.Recognize upcoming retirement of
Dr. Mo Way and Bob Little
1:00 p.m.Update on Conservation and Working Lands Programs
– Dennis Neumann
1:30 p.m.Rice Water Efficiency
– Dr. Michele Reba, Research Hydrologist
USDA Agricultural Research Service
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