February 2016

Maintaining momentum for Sites Reservoir

Maintaining momentum for Sites Reservoir

We continue to broaden support for increased water storage through construction of Sites Reservoir.

Our latest collaboration with NCWA and the Sites Project Authority involves an electronic graphic released today. It provides compelling new information from the State Department of Water Resources on the impact that Sites would have if constructed – capturing some 146 billion gallons of water from this year’s storms. READ MORE

Details for completing the Farm Evaluation and Nitrogen Management Plan

Details for completing the Farm Evaluation and Nitrogen Management Plan

The Farm Evaluation needs to be completed before moving to the previous year Nitrogen Management Plan (NMP). The NMP is divided into two portions: the Previous Year NMP tied to the Farm Evaluation for reporting purposes from the past year, and the Current Year NMP, which serves as a nitrogen application planning tool. The Previous Year NMP is to provide a record of actual nitrogen applied in the 2015 planting season. READ MORE

Annual Seed Testing Program begins

The CRC is continuing testing of all seed to be planted in 2016 as part of an ongoing effort to provide market assurance that California Rice is Liberty Link free.  All our previous testing has not detected Liberty Link traits in California Rice. READ MORE