The Missouri Rice Council and Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council met this week at the Gathering at Versity Crossing in Dexter, Missouri for their 38th Annual Meeting.

Mitchell Thomas, Missouri Rice Council’s Chairman, welcomed approximately 75 farmers and affiliated industry members on Tuesday evening. Attendees listened attentively to the Rice Research Farm Report by Dr. Michael Aide, Professor at SEMO’s Department of Agriculture, followed by an Update from the Missouri Department of Agriculture by Davin Althoff, Division Director. Lastly, Lynn Weeks, Group Leader and Market Consultant at Hurley and Associates Agri Marketing Centers gave a detailed Market Presentation before dinner which was catered by the always popular Tasteful Creations.

The youngest rice farmer at the meeting is making sure everyone signs in and feels at home!
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