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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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