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New Rice Experiment Station Director named

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Dr. Dustin Harrell
Dr. Dustin Harrell

The new director for the Rice Experiment Station will be Dr. Dustin Harrell of Louisiana State University. 

Harrell spent more than a decade at LSU’s Rice Research and Experiment Station and expects to be at his new job by November.  

“I’m very excited to join the California rice industry,” he remarked. “I really look forward to working directly with growers through the foundation. I can’t wait to hit the ground running.”

Here’s more information from Rice Farming Magazine.

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Loyant Registration Enters Final Stages

Loyant Registration Enters Final Stages

The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) published florpyrauxifen-benzyl (Loyant) as Loyant® CA with Rinskor™ active Herbicide under notice of proposed decisions to register on July 1. This starts a 30-day public notification process that concludes July 31. The CRC is working with Corteva and DPR to streamline paperwork at the conclusion of the registration process to closely follow July 31. 

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CRC Board Nominations Underway

The CRC has a number of seats up for election for a three-year term on the board. Check your mailbox for the open seats and nomination form. You can nominate yourself or someone you believe would make a great board member. Forms are due back by July 15th

Didn’t receive a nomination form? Call 916-387-2264 and we will get one out to you.

Available Seats*District
01District 2: Colusa County
13District 3: Glenn and Tehama counties, and counties north thereof
33District 4: Yuba and Sutter counties
33District 5: Sacramento, San Joaquin, Placer and Yolo counties, and counties south thereof

*No seats are open in Butte