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Upcoming Certified Crop Advisor Training Session

February 10, 2012
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What: Certified Crop Advisor Training Session at 34th Annual Rice Technical Working Group

When: Monday, February 27th from 1-5 pm

Where: Embassy Suites Hotel, Hot Springs, AR

Contact: Trent Roberts, 479-575-6752,

Registration: $125.00 onsite for CCA training only beginning at 11:00 am


Program Agenda

1:00   Arkansas Discovery Farm

Dr. Mike Daniels, University of Arkansas


1:30   Life on the Edge: Nutrient Management Using Drainage Ditches

Dr. Robbie Kroger, Mississippi State University


2:00   Multi-pest Management in Southern Rice and Introduction to the RiceScout Mobile App

Dr. Natalie Hummel, Louisiana State University

Dr. MO Way, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension


2:30   Current Rice Fertility Research and Trends

Dr. Dustin Harrell, Louisiana State University

Dr. Tim Walker, Mississippi State University


3:00-3:20   Break


3:20   Fertilizer Management Options to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Rice Systems

Dr. Bruce Linquist, University of California Davis


3:50   Rice Bacterial Panicle Blight and its Potential Management- Panel Discussion

Dr. Jong Ham, Louisiana State University

Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, University of Arkansas

Dr. Don Groth, Louisiana State University

Dr. Xin-gen (Shane) Zhou, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension


4:30   Potential for Future Significant Gains in Rice Productivity

Dr. Steve Linscombe, Louisiana State University


Approved CEU Credits

Soil and Water Management:  1.5

Pest Management:  1.0

Nutrient Management:  1.0

Crop Management:  0.5

Total Credit:  4.0

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