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2015 Rice College Training on Aug. 6th
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

2015 “Rice College” Training Agenda

Rice Research & Extension Center

August 6, 2015

Please join us on August 6th at the Rice Research and Extension Center near Stuttgart for the 2015 “Rice College” Training Session.  This session will be a “boots only”, hands-on training in many critical areas of rice production where attendees will be expected to get out in the rice and look at plots and demonstrations up close and personal.  University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture faculty will provide in-depth training and discussion on a variety of topics.  Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the training tours beginning at 8 a.m. and concluding with lunch provided at the Center.

There is no cost to attend, but please send an email to so we can get an estimate for tour sizes and lunch.  CEUs will be available.


Topics to be covered:

Gus Lorenz – Insect Sampling the Right Way

Bob Scott – New Herbicide Technologies

Trent Roberts & Rick Norman – Using Greenseeker to Make Midseason N Decisions

Yeshi Wamishe – Correctly Identifying Rice Diseases

Karen Moldenhauer & Xueyan Sha – New Rice Cultivars and Rice Crossing

Chris Henry – Irrigation Technology & Basics including Flow and Energy Measurement

Nathan Slaton – Phosphorus and Potassium Fertilization of Rice

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