Prémices du riz – Centre Français du Riz Open Field Day (September 2017)

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.

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