Rice Technology, Research to be Showcased Aug. 22 at Field Day
GLENNONVILLE, Mo. -- Rice producer-oriented emerging
technologies and new developments in rice research will be presented on
Rice Field Day, hosted by The Missouri Rice Council and Southeast
Missouri State University, Aug. 22 at the Missouri Rice Research Farm.
The Farm is located on Highway J in northern Dunklin County in Missouri.
The event is free and open to rice producers of Missouri.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Speakers are scheduled through noon, after
which lunch will be served.
The day will provide rice growers the opportunity to learn
about participatory new technologies to assess soil; arsenic uptake in
rice; rice varieties; market updates; electromagnetic induction surveys;
sprayer calibration; precision land grading with Terra Cutta; air
seeded precision planting; irrigation well maintenance and furrow
irrigated rice, among other topics.
“Rice Field Day is designed to showcase to rice producers of
Missouri the new technologies researchers in southeast Missouri are
developing so they can improve farm profitability,” said Dr. Mike Aide,
professor of agriculture and chair of the Department of Agriculture at
Southeast Missouri State University.
Speakers at the event will include Aide; Dr. Donn Beighley,
Southeast rice research fellow; Dr. Indi Braden, Southeast assistant
professor of agriculture; John Anderson, vice president of Farmers
Storage; Greg Yielding, Missouri representative, U.S. Rice Producers
Association; Sam Atwater, University of Missouri Extension; David Dunn,
soil laboratory supervisor, Delta Research Center; John Hestor, USDA;
and representatives of Deere and Co. Holt Agribusiness, and Irrigation
For more information, contact the Southeast Department of Agriculture at (573) 651-2106.
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