Mississippi: Rice Field Day, July 30
Rice producers, suppliers and consultants will benefit from an upcoming rice tour at Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center.
Registration for the July 30 Rice Field Day begins at 2:30 p.m. in the Charles W. Capps Jr. Entrepreneurial Center.
Andy Morris, North America rice buyer for Mars Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the afternoon event.
Trailers will leave the building at 3:40 p.m. to tour research sites on rice agronomy, breeding, entomology, pathology and weed science.
Event sponsors include the Mississippi Rice Promotion Board, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and MSU Extension Service.
For more information, contact Tim Walker, MSU rice agronomist, at (662) 822-2291.
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