August 2015

Armyworm returns to several valley counties

Armyworm returns to several valley counties

Thanks to our early warning system, a new armyworm outbreak in area rice fields is being dealt with promptly in Glenn and Sutter Counties. The CRC has a crisis section 18 emergency exemption request pending at the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR).  The section 18 for methoxyfenozide (Intrepid® 2F) is an insect growth regulator that targets Lepidoptera pests, or the armyworms found in rice fields. READ MORE

2015/16 Producer Election Ballots mailed

Ballots for the Producer Election for the upcoming fiscal year were mailed out at the end of July. In order to be counted, your ballot must be postmarked in the pre-printed return envelope by Monday, August 17. The results will take at least two weeks to finalize by the California Department of Food & Agriculture. Once the results have been received, we will contact the winners and post results on calricenews.org.