The annual Western Rice Belt Production Conference will be held on Wednesday, January 17th at the El Campo Civic Center. Registration for the conference will begin at 7:45 a.m., with the main program to begin at 8:10 a.m. After a catered lunch, provided by area agribusiness sponsors, the program will conclude at 2:15 p.m. This joint effort of our Western Rice Belt planning committee, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, U.S. Rice Producers Association, and Texas A&M AgriLife Research will offer growers and others the opportunity to hear presentations from the top Extension & Research scientists from Texas as well as respected individuals from the rice industry. For more information you can contact the Texas AgriLife Extension Office in Colorado County at 979-732-2082 or Wharton County at 979-532-3310. If you make it by there, please be sure to let them know that you heard about it right here, on 96 Country!
UPDATE: THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE DUE TO THE WINTER STORM.