UACES Facebook July 27 webinar offer update on rice prices, Arkansas crop update
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July 27 webinar offers update on rice prices, Arkansas crop update

By Mary Hightower
U of A System Division of Agriculture

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  • Webinar set for July 27, 2 p.m. CDT
  • Download app from to participate
  • Pre-event registration required

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LITTLE ROCK – Hear the latest on rice prices and supplies as well as the state of Arkansas’ rice crop during an hourlong webinar set for Thursday, July 27, at 2 p.m. CDT. 

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BEHIND THE SCENES -- Undated file photo of Dr. Robert Coats, right, getting ready for a live webinar. (U of A System Division of Agriculture photo)

The webinar is hosted by Robert Coats, professor-agricultural economics and agribusiness and extension economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Nathan Childs, agricultural economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and Jarrod Hardke, extension rice agronomist for the Division of Agriculture are presenters.

There’s no cost for the webinar, but participants should register before the event at First-time participants should download the Zoom app from, to be able to see the webinar by phone, computer or other device or to dial in and listen by phone.

For more information about ag economics or marketing, contact your county extension office or visit

About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126

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