GreenRice

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.

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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