Industry News

Mark Your Calendar: Virtual CRC Annual Grower Meeting slated for late January

tractor at sunset

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 California Rice Commission annual grower meeting will be held virtually on January 21 and 22. 

We are working on a comprehensive program captured on video for your viewing, with speakers addressing important industry issues, including state and federal updates, water and international trade policy. 

The first set of virtual presentations will debut at noon January 21, 2021, while the second group will be posted at noon January 22. Links will be sent via our industry eCommunications.

All of the information will be available at CalRiceNews.org

We will have further updates as the event nears. 

If you have questions about the grower meeting, please contact CRC Communications Manager Jim Morris at jmorris@calrice.org or (916) 205-5395.

More Industry News Stories

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.

READ MORE
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.

READ MORE