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Latest UCCE Rice Notes Details Drought and Rice Fertility 

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The University of California Cooperative Extension’s April 2022 Rice Notes newsletter features drought conditions posing a possible risk to rice fertility and delivers ways to manage those issues. 

This month’s newsletter also provides data on when rice seedlings are most susceptible to tadpole shrimp in both treated and untreated fields, options for watergrass control and spotting herbicide-resistance.

You can view this latest UCCE Rice Notes newsletter here.

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USDA Undersecretary Bonnie gets Firsthand Look at Drought Impacts Across Sac Valley’s Rice Country

USDA Undersecretary Bonnie gets Firsthand Look at Drought Impacts Across Sac Valley’s Rice Country

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Undersecretary Robert Bonnie, along with California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross, Jeff Yasui with USDA/RMA and Carlos Suarez with the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) spent the day on a tour of the Sacramento Valley co-hosted by the CRC and NCWA. They heard from biologists and conservationists on environmental impacts due to drought as well as met with local businesses that are key in California’s rice production process.

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