Annual grower meetings upcoming for rice farmers

The latest news on issues affecting California rice farmers will be

presented during the upcoming Annual Grower Meetings held by the California Rice

Commission (CRC), scheduled for Jan. 19.

Those attending will receive an update on farm policy from Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group. Louie Brown of Kahn, Soares and Conway will relay information on new developments at the State Capitol. Richard Neves of Gig 7 Crop Insurance Services will provide a crop insurance overview. Northern California Water Association President David Guy will review major water issues in our region. Tim Kelleher of Rice Lawyers will outline the upcoming PLC and ARC implementation.

The morning session begins at 8:30 AM at the Bonanza Inn Magnuson Grand Hotel in Yuba City, while the afternoon meeting will begin at 1 PM at Colusa Casino Resort Conference Center. Registration will be held 30 minutes prior to each meeting.

All members of the rice industry are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served and there will be raffle prizes at each meeting.

The meetings are sponsored by Dow AgroSciences.

For more information about the CRC’s Annual Grower Meetings, please contact Jim

Morris at 916/387-2264 or

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