May 2018

Intrepid® 2F Section 18 Update

Intrepid® 2F Section 18 Update

UCCE Rice Advisor Luis Espino has been setting traps to monitor armyworm moth populations at multiple locations throughout the rice growing region. The trapping program was expanded with additional support from Dow AgroSciences (now Corteva). READ MORE

Thiobencarb holiday monitoring schedule

Thiobencarb holiday monitoring schedule

Monitoring is underway for the thiobencarb use season. We start doubling up the monitoring this week in advance of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The increase in the monitoring schedule will continue through the majority of the season. READ MORE

California Rice Mural completed

California Rice Mural completed

Artist Franceska Gámez and her mural, Shared Abundance

Shared Abundance, our mural highlighting California Rice, has been completed at a location near the Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento. READ MORE

New Farm Bill Prepared for Action in Congress

New Farm Bill Prepared for Action in Congress

By Tyson Redpath, The Russell Group

The U.S. House of Representatives is poised to reauthorize national farm and food policy this week when it considers, H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. The new farm bill, if approved by the House, the Senate and signed by President Trump, will replace the 2014 Farm Bill law which expires at year’s end. READ MORE