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The Arkansas Rice Expo is taking a hiatus.

close up of rice panicles in a field
Join our experts on August 3rd for specialty tours! 

However, here are details about 2018 Arkansas Rice Field Day, on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. 

For more information, contact Dr. Bob Scott, Director, Rice Research and Extension Center at 870-673-2661 or bscott@uaex.edu.

Arkansas Rice Field Day tours

Trailers leave the Foundation Seed Center at 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. Tours last approximately 2 hours

Depart Foundation Seed Center (7:30 or 9:30 a.m.)

Tour 1:

Stop 1 – Agronomy & Soil Fertility 

  • Dr. Trent Roberts – Associate Professor, Soil Fertility
  • Dr. Jarrod Hardke – Extension Rice Agronomist

Stop 2 – Rice Weed Management

  • Dr. Jason Norsworthy – Professor, Weed Science

Stop 3 – Irrigation Management

  • Dr. Chris Henry – Irrigation Engineer
  • Return to Foundation Seed Center (9:30 or 11:30 a.m.)

Tour 2:

Stop 1 – Entomology

  • Dr. Nick Bateman – Extension Entomologist
  • Mr. Aaron Cato – Graduate Assistant, Entomology

Stop 2 – Rice Pathology

  • Dr. Yeshi Wamishe – Extension Rice Pathologist

Stop 3 – Hybrid Breeding & High Nighttime Temperatures

  • Dr. Ehsan Shakiba – Asst. Professor, Breeding
  • Dr. Manuel Esguerra – Post-Doc, Breeding

Stop 4 – Observation Bay

  • Dr. Karen Moldenhauer – Professor, Breeding
  • Dr. Xueyan Sha – Professor, Breeding

Return to Foundation Seed Center (9:30 or 11:30 a.m.)

2018 Rice Field Day Tour Sked