GreenRice

Prémices du riz – Centre Français du Riz open field day (September 2016)

On September 7th, the Centre Français du Riz organised its yearly open field day, named Prémices du Riz. A hundred of French rice growers and professionals of the sector attended this event. After a presentation of the rice crop season, the varieties, and the ongoing field trials and projects (GreenRice, NEURICE), a formal partnership agreement between the Centre Français du Riz and Arvalis (the French arable crops R&D institute) was signed by Bertrand Mazel, President of the Centre Français du Riz, and Jacques Mathieu, General Manager of Arvalis.

The agronomist Cyrille Thomas presenting the field trials

The agronomist Cyrille Thomas presenting the field trials

A plot of a field trial of the project

A plot of a field trial of the project

 

 

 

GreenRice:
Sustainable and environmental friendly rice cultivation systems in Europe is funded by the FACCE-ERA-NET+ on Climate Smart Agriculture.

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