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Louisiana Next Stop on USA Rice Farm Bill Briefings Tour
WYNNE, AR -- USA Rice Federation staff are working down the slate of scheduled grower briefings on the 2014 Farm Bill, traveling from Arkansas this week to Louisiana next.
More than 150 producers, landowners and agriculture professionals attended yesterday's briefing in Wynne to learn about the major commodity, crop insurance, conservation, and trade provisions in the new bill. The meeting on Wednesday, March 5, in Paragould had been cancelled due to inclement weather, and has been rescheduled for March 21 in Jonesboro, Arkansas at the Fowler Center at Arkansas State University.
There will be three briefings in Louisiana next week, one in Crowley on Tuesday, March 11, and two on Wednesday, March 12, in Alexandria and Rayville. For a complete schedule, visit the USA Rice Federation webpage at www.usarice.com.
TUESDAY, MARCH 11
Acadia Parish Extension Office
157 Cherokee Drive
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12
Dean Lee Experiment Station
8105 Tom Bowman Drive
Richland/Rayville Community Center
817 Louisa Street
Photo caption: A capacity crowd learns about new provisions in the 2014 Farm Bill from USA Rice's Reece Langley.