Rice Sustainability Webinars - First One Next Week

Oct 12, 2019

Rice Sustainability Webinars - First One Next Week

Oct 12, 2019

Webinar - U.S. Rice: The Sustainability Powerhouse

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An American Society of Agronomy webinar sponsored by The Rice Foundation and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Date:  Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Time: 12:00 Noon Eastern/11:00 AM Central/9:00 AM Pacific

Description: The U.S. rice industry's commitment to sustainability dates back generations, long before the word “sustainability” became a popular, if difficult to define, term. In this webinar, you'll hear from U.S. rice farmers on why preserving resources and providing habitat is important to them, and why end users are making investments around the implementation of more sustainable practices.



Jennifer James, Farmer and Chairwoman USA Rice Sustainability Committee

Bill Jones, Rice Agronomy Manager, Anheuser-Busch

Paul Buttner, Manager of Environmental Affairs, California Rice Commission

George Dunklin, Owner, Manager Five Oaks Lodge and Past President Ducks Unlimited


Access information

Register for the webinar here: https://www.agronomy.org/education/classroom/classes/738


You do not have to be a certified crop advisor or professional agronomist to sign up for the webinar. If you do not already have an account with the agronomy societies you will have to create an account here. Once you create an account and are registered, you should receive an email from GoToWebinar with a link to access the webinar. If you have trouble creating an account or registering for the webinar, please contact Lydia Holmes



CCA/CPAg: 1.0 Sustainability

CPSS/CPSC/CST: 1.0 Professional Meetings



By Whitney Brim-DeForest
Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor