Water Quality

CRC takes Thiobencarb Stewardship Online. Here’s what You need to know.

CRC takes Thiobencarb Stewardship Online. Here’s what You need to know.

Live Details

Register in advance to attend the broadcast using the following link:


Please use the link to pre-register for the free webinar you can view live from a computer, tablet or cell phone broadcast from 10 to 11 am on Friday, February 19. No camera is necessary because you will view from the screen of your device. If you cannot view on the 19th, the recorded webinar will be available starting February 24. Look for future emails with links including the CRC YouTube Channel information to view the video.

Certificates – there are two: 

For participation in the stewardship: You have to register, open your device to view the webinar for the duration (approximately 55 minutes) in order to receive a certificate of completion for attending the online thiobencarb stewardship. This is the certificate required at the County Agricultural Commissioner Office(s) where the rice is farmed.

Continuing education certificates are separate: The continuing education credit is available to all DPR  licensees, Private Applicators and certificate holders, including Certified Crop Advisers. Requires a separate step like all online continuing education units (CEU) offered this year. You will receive information about accessing the AgCEUOnline site and the “course” will be an exam offered until 5:00 PM on February 19. Persons viewing the future recordings also have an opportunity to receive CEUs.

You receive verification of attendance after passing the exam. There is no need to take the exam, if have no need for CEUs. 

Approved CEUs:

California Department of Pesticide Regulation (0.5 Laws & Regulations, 0.5 Aerial Pest Control Equipment & Application Technique, 0.5 Other)

Certified Crop Adviser (1 CEU Soil & Water Management, 0.5 CEU Crop Management)

For questions or more information, please contact CRC Industry Affairs Manager Roberta Firoved at rfiroved@calrice.org or (916) 206-5039.

More Water Quality Stories

Online Thiobencarb Stewardship Training is available now

Online Thiobencarb Stewardship Training is available now

The mandatory thiobencarb stewardship training recording is available 24/7 with access to the video throughout the use season. Viewing the video is the only option to receive the certificate of completion. Taking the exam is optional, so the reason two links are available: 1) Select “Certificate Only” if you prefer to view the video with no exam and receive a certificate of completion, or 2) choose the other link to view the video, take the exam, and receive a certificate of completion.