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Rice Industry Calendar a helpful reference during meeting season

We are nearing one of the busiest times of the year for industry meetings. Our industry calendar provides a helpful resource for you to keep up to date.

The calendar is updated with CRC Committee and Board Meetings, the USA Rice Outlook Conference, University of California Cooperative Extension Annual Meetings and other important events.

If you have a significant event of interest to the entire industry, here is a link to submit information for the calendar.

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Today is the deadline to certify 2019 Crop Acres

Today is the deadline to certify 2019 Crop Acres

By Tyson Redpath, The Russell Group

The deadline to certify 2019 crop acres with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is today, July 15. Certification is required to be eligible for most FSA programs, including Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which will provide $14.5 billion in direct payments to producers who have been affected by retaliatory tariffs and the ongoing trade dispute with China. Rice has been deemed an eligible commodity for these payments.

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Thiobencarb monitoring results update

Thiobencarb monitoring results update

The monitoring results have been non-detect from June 13 to June 25. Detections were observed up to June 13, with eight exceedances of the performance goal in the drains. Fortunately, the trace amounts found at the city drinking water intakes were below the laboratory maximum residue limit. We will conclude the thiobencarb monitoring on July 16.