The 32nd Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) meeting will be held Feb. 18-21 at the Westin San Diego.

The biannual RTWG meeting brings together scientists, extension personnel, government and industry representatives and growers involved in all aspects of rice production. The meeting objectives include sharing information and coordinating research and joint efforts to find solutions for the rice industry's most challenging problems.

Principal RTWG 2008 speakers will include Robert Zeigler, International Rice Research Institute director general; Will Horwath, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California at Davis; and Scott Rozelle, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.

For more information and to register for the meeting go to http://www.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu/rtwg.