December 2016

Ricelands Waterbird Foundation enters its second year of operation

Ricelands Waterbird Foundation enters its second year of operation

Our non-profit California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation is entering its second year with several positive signs. We were able put nearly 80 percent of first year contributions right onto the ground into habitat enhancements on rice fields; an important step towards gathering the required matching funds to support our $7 million grant from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to enhance waterbird habitat on thousands of acres of California ricelands. READ MORE

Help needed for Intrepid® 2F

Help needed for Intrepid® 2F

Grain Harvest Chart: 20% yield reduction in red
Grain Harvest Chart: 20% yield reduction in red

Your help is needed to justify the Intrepid/armyworm section 18 for 2017. Economics and lack of alternatives must be verified as criteria for justification of the emergency need. The economic data is specific to yield loss from armyworm damage, and most commonly available from growers and pest control advisers. READ MORE