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Rice Commission 2019 Annual Report is in the Mail

Rice Commission 2019 Annual Report is in the Mail

Our 2019 Annual Report, Safeguarding Our Industry, has been printed and will be sent to all industry members in the coming days.

The report reviews the events of the past year and looks ahead to future challenges for our industry. It outlines work in key areas, including water quality, crop protection, conservation and communications, with a look at emerging issues faced by our industry.

This report showcases a handful of the thousands of photographs we take each year of the people, places and wildlife that make California Rice unique.

Click here to download the 2019 California Rice Commission Annual Report. 

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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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