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Upcoming Workshop for Field Workers to be carried out in Spanish

Upcoming Workshop for Field Workers to be carried out in Spanish

Several topics related to soil, water and pest management will be covered, during a University of California Cooperative Extension training session for field workers in Yuba City. The Workshop will provide technical content to increase farm worker understanding of farm management decisions.

The workshop will be done in Spanish and is scheduled for Thursday, March 14, from 8:00 a.m. until noon at 142A Garden Highway. The event is free and lunch will be included.

Participating instructors are Sarah Light, Agronomy Advisor, Luis Espino, Rice Farm Advisor and Samuel Sandoval of UC Davis.

For more information, please contact Luis Espino (530) 635-6234 or Sarah Light (530) 645-2419.

Here’s a link to more information.

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Winter Rice Meetings will go Virtual This Year

Due to COVID-19, many of the winter meetings for the rice industry will be held virtually this year.

Our Industry Calendar is a good resource for these meetings. Currently, the scheduled meetings include Corteva Virtual Rice Herbicide Seminars on February 3 and 10, and the University of California Cooperative Extension February 11. Please note, the UCCE Rice event requires advance registration and a $10 fee. More information and links to these events are available at our calendar section. 

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