The Missouri Rice Research & Merchandising Council’s Annual Field Day, originally scheduled in-person for August 19, 2021, is now available virtually. Watch the videos below for a glimpse of this year’s program, including an introduction from new staff member Mollie Buckler, and a presentation on water resources from Professor Michael Aide from Southeast Missouri State University. Visit the Virtual Field Day page on missouririce.com for the complete program of research updates, market updates, and more.

Meet Mollie Buckler, Coordinator for Delta Producer Relations, US Rice Producers Association. Mollie joined the team in June.

Have you ever wondered why rice is grown in southeast Missouri? Dr. Michael Aide with Southeast Missouri State University discusses water resources in Missouri and how the fertile farmlands of the Missouri bootheel came to be.