University of California Cooperative Extension Specialist Bruce Linquist and Rice Farming Systems Advisor Luis Espino have written this new update, regarding some of the areas growers should consider, faced with this cool, wet spring.
Proposed regulation changes by the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) adds nine new sections, amends 30 sections and repeals four sections for all license types under Title 3 California Code of Regulations (3 CCR). Full details can be found here with comments due July 19, 2022.
The CRC has a number of seats up for election for a three-year term on the board. Check your mailbox for the open seats and nomination form. You can nominate yourself or someone you believe would make a great board member. Forms are due back by July 15th.
Didn’t receive a nomination form? Call 916-387-2264 and we will get one out to you.
District 2: Colusa County
District 3: Glenn and Tehama counties, and counties north thereof
District 4: Yuba and Sutter counties
District 5: Sacramento, San Joaquin, Placer and Yolo counties, and counties south thereof
The Northern California Water Association has released the most updated water year outlook, which includes a newly released economic impact report centered on Sacramento Valley rice country.
The study by the University of California, Davis details economic income losses to all crops in the region, with the rice industry facing more than $703 million in drought-related impacts, mainly to rice mills, dryers and suppliers.
This latest water year update also details urban conservation requirements and current groundwater levels.