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Farm Evaluation/Nitrogen Management Plan Reporting Deadlines

Farm Evaluation/Nitrogen Management Plan Reporting Deadlines

The due date for the Farm Evaluation and Nitrogen Management Plan reporting, for the 2018 crop year, was March 1. We are extending the due date to allow full compliance for this regulatory reporting requirement. The Rice Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR) reporting website will remain open to July 31 to allow compliance through the end of planting and the application season. We are also sending non-compliance reminder letters to specific individuals.

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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