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Two Californians named to Rice Leadership Class

Two Californians named to Rice Leadership Class

The new Rice Leadership Class was announced at today’s USA Rice Outlook Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, and it included two California members, Derek Sohnrey and Christine Wylie.

Sponsored by John Deere, RiceTec and American Commodity Company, the program is a two-year look at all aspects of the rice industry including production regions, marketing, futures markets and policy in Washington, D.C.

Congratulations Derek and Christine!

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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.