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24
Feb
2012
CCA Training Scheduled in Conjunction with 34th Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Monday Feb. 27th
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

The CCA training held in conjunction with RTWG provides Rice consultants the unique opportunity to interact with researchers and extension specialists from all areas of the United States. Presenters this year will be focused on emerging issues directly influencing  the domestic rice industry, such as improving water quality and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. An excellent panel discussion has been incorporated to address the detrimental effects of bacterial panicle blight and the options available to producers. The great thing about this session is that it is specific to US rice and covers all the important issues facing our industry. Please find the session information and training below.

When: Monday February 27th from 1-5 pm

Where: Embassy Suites Hotel, Hot Springs, AR

Contact: Trent Roberts 479-575-6752 tlrobert@uark.edu

Registration: $125.00 onsite for CCA training only beginning at 11:00 am

Program Agenda

1:00        Arkansas Discovery Farm

Dr. Mike Daniels, University of Arkansas

 

1:30        Life on the Edge: Nutrient Management Using Drainage Ditches

Dr. Robbie Kroger, Mississippi State University

 

2:00        Multi-pest Management in Southern Rice and Introduction to the RiceScout Mobile App

Dr. Natalie Hummel, LSU AgCenter

Dr. MO Way, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension

 

2:30        Current Rice Fertility Research and Trends

Dr. Dustin Harrell, Louisiana State University

Dr.  Tim Walker, Mississippi State University

 

3:00-3:20 Break

 

3:20        Fertilizer Management Options to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Rice Systems

Dr. Bruce Linquist, University of California Davis

 

3:50        Rice Bacterial Panicle Blight and its Potential Management- Panel Discussion

Dr. Jong Ham, Louisiana State University

Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, University of Arkansas

Dr. Don Groth, Louisiana State University

Dr. Xin-gen (Shane) Zhou, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension

 

4:30        Potential for Future Significant Gains in Rice Productivity

Dr. Steve Linscombe, Louisiana State University

 

Approved CEU Credits

Soil and Water Management      1.5

Pest Management                          1.0

Nutrient Management                  1.0

Crop Management                          0.5

Total Credit                                         4.0


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