Intrepid® 2F is available to control armyworm in counties reporting loss: Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba Counties. Please contact our office immediately if armyworm damage is occurring in a county not listed on the section 18. READ MORE
I’m grateful to be selected as the 2016 summer California Rice Commission intern, which will broaden my understanding of the rice industry. As the CRC’s third intern, I’m the first not from a rice farming background. While raising livestock, riding horses, and promoting agriculture was my passion growing up, I’m a “newbie” when it comes to family farming and the rice industry. READ MORE
Over ten years ago, we never thought it would be possible to package propanil in water-soluble bags. However, the technology has advanced and Stam 80 EDF-CA Herbicide recently received registration packaged in water-soluble bags, and to remove the current RiceCo delivery system from the label. READ MORE
Farm Advisor Luis Espino has written a new blog post about monitoring for armyworms.
We realize how nerve-wracking it is to detect small armyworms in the field. Luis Espino provides recommendations for monitoring that should be done to make sure we get to threshold treatment levels. READ MORE
The CRC election cycle has begun for the 2016/17 board elections.
Growers will have the opportunity to nominate individuals to serve on the CRC Board for three-year terms. Nomination forms and information on the seats open in each district were mailed to every grower last week. Nomination forms must be returned or postmarked by July 11, 2016.
Please note, if you do not receive information for nominating board members, please contact the CRC Office immediately at (916) 387-2264 or firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can ensure that a ballot is mailed to you.
The application period is underway for a program aimed at strengthening the future of our industry – the Rice Leadership Development Program. The deadline to apply is October 1.
Applicants must be between 25 and 45 years old and will need to submit a completed application form accompanied by references and letters of recommendation. READ MORE