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CRC Board Nominations Underway

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Nominations for Commission board and alternate seats are now open. Any grower who produces rice is eligible to serve in a district. Nomination forms must be postmarked by July 15, 2020. If you need another form, contact Tim Johnson at tjohnson@calrice.org or call 916-387-2264.

Here are the seats that are open for the current election cycle:

Available SeatsDistrict
MemberAlternate
22District 1: Butte County
33District 2: Colusa County
12District 3: Glenn and Tehama counties, and counties north thereof
11District 4: Yuba and Sutter counties
00*District 5: Sacramento, San Joaquin, Placer and Yolo counties, and counties south thereof

Note: * the two open alternate seats in District 5 were filled at the June 10 Board meeting

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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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