Ag extension offices and the specialists housed in them are among the most valuable assets any farmer can have. Tracing their roots back to clubs formed shortly after the American Revolution, today they use cutting-edge technology to help farmers with crops, sustainability, and profitability. Dr. Steve Linscombe welcomes three current extension specialists, Dr. Jarrod Hardke from Arkansas, Dr. Ronnie Levy from Louisiana, and California’s Dr. Bruce Linquist to explain what they do for the rice industry.
Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
Dr. Ronnie Levy, Rice Specialist, LSU AgCenter
Dr. Bruce Linquist, Rice Specialist, UC Davis