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More Images available in Industry Photo Library

More Images available in Industry Photo Library

We have added more than two dozen new images to the photo library available to industry members. The more than 180 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.

Those interested in the photo library can go to CalRiceNews.org, click on the Members section, then click Gallery. You will need a password, which has been updated. If you have an interest in the password, please contact CRC Communications Manager Jim Morris at jim.morris@calrice.org or (916) 205-5395.

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Lambda-cyhalothrin to be extensively monitored in Rice this year

Lambda-cyhalothrin to be extensively monitored in Rice this year

We start monitoring Lambda-cyhalothrin (Warrior, Lambda-cy, Silencer, etc.) in the water column plus sediment sampling this year. The sampling takes place at the drain sites we use for thiobencarb monitoring. This will be our first experience with compliance to the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) requirements. The TMDL is a forever monitoring program and we anticipate positive results leading to future modifications. We have never had an issue with our long history monitoring the pyrethroid insecticides. However, we have no ability to correlate the past results with the newer and much lower analytical methods.

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Here are Key Links and Updates for Rice Pesticides

Here are Key Links and Updates for Rice Pesticides

The following links include select pesticide updates as an effort to provide you with easy access to the information. Please remember the pesticide label is the ultimate level of enforcement and the county permit conditions can supersede the label with more restrictive requirements. You will find permit conditions and supplemental labels for thiobencarb. Permit conditions for some pesticides have been changed to active ingredient rather than trade or product name due to new product registrations. Products such as Butte Herbicide, RebelEx CA and RiceEdge 60DF are combination formulations and permit conditions could apply to one of the active ingredients. The EPA Reg. No. provides additional identification of the individual pesticide products on the Rice Pesticide Update Table.

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