Weedy Rice

Register now for the August 1 Weedy Rice Workshop

Register now for the August 1 Weedy Rice Workshop

A comprehensive look at Weedy Rice, from regulations to genetics, will be held from 10:00 a.m. to noon on August 1, at the Colusa Casino Chairman’s Room.

The UC Cooperative Extension is putting on this workshop, which is free to attend but registration is required.  Here’s a link for you to register.  Space will be limited to 50 people on a first-come, first-served basis.  Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.

Here’s a link to the information-rich UC Weedy Rice Website. 

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Growers Should Consider Fallowing Worst Weedy Rice Fields This Year

By Whitney Brim-DeForest and Tim Johnson 

The absence of a registered herbicide to control weedy rice in California leaves growers with fewer options to control this important pest. Planting clean seed, as required by the Certification Act, is an important control measure and roguing can help control lower levels of infestation. For heavily infested fields, growers may want to consider fallowing, as outlined in the UCCE Weedy Rice Best Management Practices during this short water year. 

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