Industry News

CRC Board Elections Start Soon

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Elections for the 2021/22 CRC Board of directors start July 30 and extend until August 16. Be sure to look for your ballot and vote!

This year there are open Member and Alternate seats in Districts 1 – Butte, District 2 – Colusa, District 3 – Glenn, Tehama and District 4 – Yuba, Sutter. There are no open seats in District 5. 

As a reminder, each entity is eligible to vote but only in one district where they produce rice. 

If you do not receive a ballot, please contact CRC Office Administrator Marissa Trejo at 916-387-2264 or officemanager@calrice.org.

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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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