Weedy Rice

Reminder: Your help is requested for Weedy Rice Survey

Reminder: Your help is requested for Weedy Rice Survey

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

Weedy Rice Survey – Your help is needed

Weedy Rice Survey – Your help is needed

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

UCCE outlines upcoming Weedy Rice efforts

UCCE outlines upcoming Weedy Rice efforts

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

Weedy Rice Regulation Update

Weedy Rice Regulation Update

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

Updating Weedy Rice in California

Updating Weedy Rice in California

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.
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