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2017 Arkansas Rice College – Aug. 3, 2017
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in partnership with the Arkansas Crop Protection Association will be hosting the 2017 Rice College on August 3, 2017 at the Rice Research and Extension Center near Stuttgart, AR starting at 8:00 a.m. and running through 1:00 p.m.  Crop consultants, industry personnel, and producers will see current research on many of the production challenges Arkansas rice producers are experiencing today.  Participants will hear presentations from University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture personnel and have the opportunity to take part in hands-on demonstrations.  Registration for the 2017 Rice College will be $75 per person.  Only on-line registrations will be accepted, and no walk-up registrations will be accepted the day of the Rice College.  On-line registration can be found at the following web site by clicking HERE.  Total participants in the 2017 Rice College will be capped at 120 participants to keep breakout groups small.  Paid participants will receive a complementary sweep net, hand lens, and other items.  Registration fees will not be refunded due to inclement weather.  Lunch will be provided, and CEUs will be available.  Please refer all questions about the 2017 Rice College to Jarrod Hardke at or 501-772-1714.


Tentative Agenda:

Breeding for Rice Varieties and Hybrids

Insect Scouting Demonstration

Measuring Irrigation Flow and MIRI Demonstration

New Herbicide Technologies

Determining Midseason N Needs with Greenseeker

Zinc Fertilization

Disease Identification Clinic

Alternative Nitrogen Management Schemes

Replant Considerations

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