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Report Highlights Our Industry’s Essential Role

Report Highlights Our Industry’s Essential Role

Essential is the theme of the 2020 California Rice Commission Annual Report, which should be arriving in your mail shortly.

The report reviews the events of a very different year, including impacts from COVID-19. Work in key program area is highlighted, including water quality, crop protection, conservation and communications. It also looks ahead to future challenges for our industry, such as zero emission tractors, salts and a nesting cover initiative.

This report showcases a some of the many photographs we take each year of the people, places and wildlife that make California Rice all that it is. 

Click here to download a copy of the 2020 CRC Annual Report. 

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State Grant Just the First Step

We appreciate the Governor’s California Small Agricultural Business Drought Relief Grant Program. This brand new program is a good first step to meet the needs of very small businesses impacted by the drought. This success was the result of great work with NCWA, CA Agricultural Aircraft Association, California Warehouse Association and others in agriculture. To address the needs of rice mills, dryers and larger suppliers, federal relief will be needed. 

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Rice Pesticides: Key Links and Updates

The links below include select pesticide updates in an effort to provide the information in an easily accessible way. 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 the water hold table for Thiobencarb. County permit conditions have been changed to active ingredient rather than trade or product name. The products with combination formulations could have permit conditions apply to one, and not both, of the active ingredients. In this situation, the most stringent requirements must be followed. The EPA Reg. No. provides additional identification of the individual pesticide products on the Rice Pesticide Update Table.

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