Rice research to be showcased

By Country News on March 09, 2017
  • Rice research to be showcased

    The rice industry’s premier research showcase- the Rice Field Day- is on again.

The rice industry’s premier research showcase, the Rice Field Day, is on again at Old Coree, Conargo Rd, Jerilderie on Thursday, March 9.

It starts at 9am and there will be concurrent information sessions, a field walk showcasing the latest rice research and a business information forum, followed by lunch at 1pm and then further presentations.

The field day is expected to attract close to 400 attendees.

Rice R&D Committee chair Ian Mason said the theme was ‘Tradition, Technology, Productivity – A Balancing Act’, highlighting the importance of the industry’s R&D program for improvements in on-farm production and water-use efficiencies.

■For more information, phone Rice Extension on (02)69530032.

By Country News on March 09, 2017

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