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Rice Pesticides: Key Links and Updates

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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.

Rice Pesticide Update Table 2022:

Includes County Agricultural Commissioner website links

Thiobencarb:

DPR Permit Conditions for Thiobencarb/Rice Pesticide

Propanil:

DPR Propanil Regulations

Water Hold PHI REI & Thiobencarb Reference Table

For questions and additional information, please contact Roberta Firoved, Industry Affairs Manager at rfiroved@calrice.org or (916) 206-5039.

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