Just a few more days to find this envelope and vote on the CRC Major Amendment by August 3!READ MORE
Here’s the latest on Armyworm trapping from UCCE Rice Farm Advisor Luis Espino:
Except for one field, all traps are showing very low numbers. There are still a few worms out there, but I have not seen any fields with high numbers. In some of the fields that are headed I started to notice armyworm panicle injury, but at very low levels. As fields go into heading, and moth populations start increasing, risk of panicle injury will also increase.READ MORE
The second year of our Pilot Salmon Project fieldwork has yielded some exciting results and should pave the way for the Rice Commission and our fish conservation partners to develop methods to utilize winter-flooded rice fields to help struggling salmon populations.READ MORE
Only one week left to vote on the CRC Major Amendment. We need your ballot!
If the minimum number of ballots are not returned the vote is invalid and we will have to start all over again this winter!
Need a ballot? Call Kacie Fritz at CDFA (916) 900-5095 or Kacie.email@example.com.
The Zenith is offering a series of free COVID-19 briefs for agriculture. Please see the notice below and register for these 30-minute seminars covering the recently issued CDFA guidance for Ag and OSHA inspections, COVID-19 testing and transportation. Each brief is presented by subject experts and should be highly valuable to your mill, dryer or farm.READ MORE
The University of California Cooperative Extension team is seeking feedback from growers, consultants and allied industry about field crop production in California.READ MORE
As we get close to the August 3 balloting deadline for the CRC Major Amendment, take a minute to vote all of your entities! It only takes a few minutes. Your voice matters as the industry considers an increase in the assessment cap to cover water quality fees and regulatory costs for the Rice WDR.READ MORE
The UCCE Rice Team will soon carry out a survey of weedy rice across our growing region.
Fields with a recent history of weed rice infestations will be surveyed. Here’s a link to more information on this effort.