The UC Cooperative Extension has just released their latest issue of Rice Briefs, which has a wide range of information that may be of interest. READ MORE
Here’s a link to the latest update in the fight against the armyworm.
UCCE Rice Advisor Luis Espino reports overall armyworm numbers appear to be declining, however the numbers are still high in some locations. READ MORE
We have added 15 new photos to the photo library available to industry members. The more than 100 photos provided are a mix of landscapes, environmental scenes and shots of various stages of rice, from planting through harvest. Please credit the “California Rice Commission” for any images used. READ MORE
The latest update from UCCE Rice Advisor Luis Espino shows variability in the number of armyworm moths discovered in Sacramento Valley rice fields. READ MORE
As heading continues in rice fields, this is a valuable time to keep an eye out for weedy rice. READ MORE
This week’s armyworm update from UCCE Rice Advisor Luis Espino indicates a spike in the number of moths caught in pheromone traps at several locations. This means it’s important for growers to closely monitor their fields. READ MORE
A reminder that ballots must be completed, signed and postmarked no later than this Friday, August 10. Once CDFA has collected the ballots, they will count and the results will be announced to the industry. This process usually takes two to three weeks.
The annual Rice Field Day will be held Wednesday, August 29 at the Rice Experiment Station in Biggs. READ MORE