Industry News

Thiobencarb Monitoring Schedule

Weekly monitoring will start at all sites tomorrow, May 7. We increase monitoring around the Memorial Day holiday weekend with the program continuing into July.

Please reference the thiobencarb waterhold chart in communication when making irrigation decisions. The Department of Pesticide Regulation provides waterholding information in the Rice Pesticides Water Management Requirements Summary (pdf) and the table we created of waterhold, pre-harvest interval and restricted entry interval for rice pesticide (pdf). Please note, the table does not supersede the label instructions and county permit conditions.

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Rice receives project priority

With hard work and a good understanding of the regulatory process, the Commission was successful in gaining IR-4 priority for necessary research on an important armyworm insecticide. Typically thought of as a program only for ‘specialty crops’ the Commission successfully made the case that the minor use of this insecticide on California rice qualified the proposal for consideration. 

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