Where: Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, 2101 E. Earhart Ave, Delta Room, Stockton, Calif., 95206


8:30 a.m. – Registration and Refreshments

9:00 – 2008 Variety trial results from San Joaquin County and future research directions, Jacob Lage, Rice Breeder, Rice Research Station, Biggs, Calif.

9:30 – New herbicides for effective weed control, Albert Fischer, Rice Weed Scientist, Plant Science Dept, UC Davis

10:00 – Rice pest management topics, Larry Godfrey, Entomologist, UC Davis

10:30 – California updates for rice farms, New diesel engine regulations, Paul Buttner, California Rice Commission

11:00 – Rice pesticide laws and regulation, Agricultural Commissioner Office

11:30 – Adjourn

1.5 hours of Continuing Education requested.