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Missouri Rice Research & Merchandising Council Annual Field Day
August 23 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join the Missouri Rice Council for their Annual Rice Field Day on Tuesday, August 23 at the Missouri Rice Research Farm.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and tours begin at 8:30 a.m. Research personnel and experts will be on hand to provide area farmers a chance to see and learn about recent developments in rice research. The Field Day will conclude with a noon luncheon catered by Tasteful Creations. The lunch program will include Senator Jason Bean (R-25) and Davin Althoff, Missouri Farm Bureau Director of Marketing and Commodities.
Morning Speakers include:
- Nick Bateman & Chase Floyd: The Importance of Insecticide Seed Treatments & the Future of Rice Stink Bug Control
- Jim Heiser: Potential for Brake (Fluridone) in Furrow-Irrigated Rice
- Justin Calhoun: Effect of Row Spacing of Furrow-Irrigated Rice
- Justin Chlapecka: Cultivar Selection, Planting Date, & Other Agronomic Decisions
- Michael Aide: Water, Irrigation, & Rice