From Whitney Brim-DeForest and Luis Espino, Rice Farming Systems Advisors
University of California Cooperative Extension
Dear Rice Grower/Cooperator,
Within the last few weeks, a questionnaire was mailed and e-mailed to you because your operation was selected to help in a study of rice production practices in California and their effects on weedy rice infestations. READ MORE
UCCE Rice Advisors continue their diligence in battling weedy rice. Affected acreage remained stable last year, however a new type was discovered. READ MORE
From UCCE Rice Advisors Luis Espino and Whitney Brim-Deforest
Dear Rice Grower/Cooperator:
The University of California is conducting a survey of weedy rice infestation and rice production practices that may affect weedy rice persistence and infestation levels. READ MORE
A final update on weedy rice for the past season has just been released. Here’s a link to learn more from the University of California Cooperative Extension about the work done to combat this issue. READ MORE
As heading continues in rice fields, this is a valuable time to keep an eye out for weedy rice. READ MORE
New information has been released on weedy rice in Sacramento Valley rice country. Here’s a link to the latest e-newsletter from University of California Cooperative Extension Rice Advisors Luis Espino and Whitney Brim-DeForest. READ MORE
In their latest e-newsletter, the University of California Cooperative Extension provides details of the resources acquired and information gained from last season in the fight against weedy rice. Congratulations to rice farm advisor Whitney Brim-DeForest and the UC Rice Team, who were awarded the UC Cooperative Extension Presidential Endowment of $1 million for research. READ MORE
The following regulations were adopted by the Office of Administrative Law pertaining to weedy rice. These are the same emergency regulations that applied to the rice industry last year and are now finalized. READ MORE
We offer the following information relative to the Weedy Rice Regulation being pursued by the Certification Committee regarding additional documents added to the rulemaking file. Interested parties have likely already been following, but we wanted to make sure you were aware of the information. READ MORE
The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) just posted an update on weedy rice for this season in area rice fields. There were 53 samples submitted for testing, with 15 confirmed to be weedy rice.
An encouraging sign was the level of cooperation by all involved on this subject, which is a key to reducing infestations.
You can find out comprehensive information on weedy rice by logging in to this informative website.