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Armyworm numbers rising

Armyworm numbers rising

This week’s armyworm update from UCCE Rice Advisor Luis Espino indicates a spike in the number of moths caught in pheromone traps at several locations. This means it’s important for growers to closely monitor their fields. READ MORE

Grower Ballots due to CDFA this Friday

A reminder that ballots must be completed, signed and postmarked no later than this Friday, August 10. Once CDFA has collected the ballots, they will count and the results will be announced to the industry. This process usually takes two to three weeks.

Updating the battle against Armyworm

Updating the battle against Armyworm

Information released today by UCCE Rice Advisor Luis Espino shows a slight increase in the number of armyworm moths trapped in rice country.

The latest figures may correlate with the second of two usual peaks of armyworm activity, which typically hits around mid-August. Last year’s mid-August outbreak was considered mild.