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Reminder: CRC Grower Meetings coming this Thursday

Reminder: CRC Grower Meetings coming this Thursday

Trade, water, legislation and many more topics will be included at this week’s CRC grower meetings in Colusa and Yuba City.  Information presented at each meeting will be the same.

Please note a valley newspaper erroneously mentioned a different date for one of the meetings. In reality, both meetings will be held this Thursday. 

Doors open at the Colusa Casino Community Room at 8 am, with the meeting starting at 8:30. Doors open at 12:30 pm, with the second meeting starting at 1 pm at Hillcrest Catering at the Plaza Room in Yuba City.  

Speakers include Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group, who will provide an update on farm policy. Louie Brown of Kahn, Soares and Conway will have information on new developments in the State Capitol. Ann Grottveit with Kahn, Soares and Conway will have details about AB-5; California law regarding employees and independent contractors. Northern California Water Association will review water issues in our region. Peter Bachman with USA Rice will provide the latest developments on international trade. 

Stay up to date on industry events through our events calendar, located here. 

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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.