Dec. 7-9: USA Rice Outlook Conference and Trade Show, Marriott Little Rock and Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock, AR. The largest annual gathering of rice farmers from all rice-producing states features a trade show for rice-related equipment, technology, products, and services.  The educational program will cover outlooks on farm bill implementation, the economy, trade, production, research, and more.  For more information, contact Jeanette Davis at or (703) 236-1447.