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UCCE Provides insight on Rice Field Draining

UCCE Provides insight on Rice Field Draining

The newest UC Rice Blog delves into a subject growers will soon be dealing with – when to drain their rice fields.

Here’s a link to the writing by University of California Cooperative Extension Rice Specialist Bruce Linquist, which outlines factors to consider this season, which has been impacted by the drought and very warm temperatures.

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CRC Board Elections Underway  – Nominations Due July 14

CRC Board Elections Underway – Nominations Due July 14

Rice growers will be receiving nominations forms for available CRC Board of Director seats mid-June. Please take a minute to nominate eligible growers to represent your district. 

This year there are 18 eligible board seats, that have been allocated to each of the five districts based on 2020 planted acres. Open seats by district are indicated in the following table: 

2021/22 CRC Board
Available Seats for Election

Total Seats Avail Seat
Member Alt Member Alt
Dist 1 3 3 1 2
Dist 2 4 4 1 3
Dist 3 3 3 1 2
Dist 4 5 5 1 1
Dist 5 3 3 0 0

Note: Includes filling current vacant member/alternate seats

Ballots, based on nominations received, will be mailed July 30. 

Contact Tim Johnson at 916-387-2264 or tjohnson@calrice.org with questions about the election.