Rice Industry Field Day a Success

13 Mar 2017 11:37 AM -
The rice industry’s premier research showcase, the Rice Field Day, was hosted at ‘Old Coree’ Jerilderie on Thursday 9 March and attended by more than 350 rice growers and agribusiness professionals.

The theme for 2017 was ‘Tradition, Technology, Productivity – A Balancing Act’. Participants said the event was beneficial to their business and reflected the importance of continual innovation in the Rice Industry.

The field day, designed to showcase the latest in rice research and technological advancements in rice growing, for the second year running had a business and innovation forum.

According to Rice R&D Committee Chairman, Ian Mason, the event was structured to reflect the importance of the industry’s R&D program for grower profitability.