Texas Rice Council Holds Board Meeting

October 13, 2023
he Texas Rice Council held a board of directors meeting on October 10 at Midway Bar-B-Q, in Katy, Texas. The Rice Council is entrusted with producer check-off dollars earmarked for promotion, education, and market development. Leaders from academia and the U.S. Rice Industry spoke on topics essential to bettering the Texas Rice Industry.
Great turnout with Texas Rice Council board members, USRPA staff and USRPA industry members.

Dr. Jake Mowrer, Texas A&M Extension Associate Professor in Soil and Crop Sciences, discussed a new sustainability grant regarding nitrogen's importance for rice growth and development. For more information click here.
Dennis DeLaughter gave an update on the 2023 Market Plan.

Panel discussion and update about the Market Development program. Past, present, and future market developments were discussed. Left to right: Marcela Garcia, USRPA President and CEO; Tommy Turner, Texas Rice Council President, and USRPA Board member; Neal Stoesser, USRPA Chairman; Dennis DeLaughter, Texas Rice Council & USRPA Board Member and Galen Franz, Texas Rice Council & USRPA Board Member.

Luiz Antonio Michelini, from Agrocete, a Brazilian multinational that operates in the biological, nutrition & plant physiology, and application technology market, spoke to the attendants about the possibility of assistance in evaluating some products in 2024. For more information, you can contact him at luiz.michelini@agrocete.com
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