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Reviewing Rice Variety Options prior to Planting Season

Reviewing Rice Variety Options prior to Planting Season

A new blog from University of California Cooperative Extension Rice Specialist Bruce Linquist provides insight into medium grain rice varieties prior to the upcoming planting season.

Here’s a link to the blog, which provides a detailed summary of the statewide variety trial testing program funded by the California Rice Research Board. 

The trials were conducted at eight grower managed fields at different locations in the Sacramento Valley.

The UCCE Rice Website has other articles and information useful for growers, covering a wide range of subjects including armyworm, diseases, fertilizer and straw management.

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Upcoming meetings include focus on Weed Management in Rice

Upcoming meetings include focus on Weed Management in Rice

University of California Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba-Colusa is holding grower meetings this month to provide research updates on some of the major crops in the Sacramento Valley. The classes are relevant to growers throughout California and are primarily focused on pest management and pesticide safety. Here’s a link to find out more on the meetings, which will provide the option of attending via Zoom or in person.  

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