Recent News

Armyworm Season is underway

Armyworm Season is underway

As we enter summer, armyworm monitoring and trapping efforts will intensify.

Moth numbers are starting to increase along the northern part of the valley, according to UC Rice Farming Systems Advisor and Butte County Director, Luis Espino.

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More Positive Results from Thiobencarb Monitoring

Good news continues as the thiobencarb monitoring results hit a peak detection of 1.2 ppb on May 20 at the CBD5 site, which is below the performance goal of 1.5 ppb. Monitoring results at the CBD5 site recovered to 0.79 ppb and 0.73 ppb on May 25 and 27. Sight detections were discovered at the lower Colusa Basin site (CBD1) and Butte Sough. We are halfway through the monitoring season and will continue share monitoring results throughout the season.  

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CRC Board Elections Underway  – Nominations Due July 14

CRC Board Elections Underway – Nominations Due July 14

Rice growers will be receiving nominations forms for available CRC Board of Director seats mid-June. Please take a minute to nominate eligible growers to represent your district. 

This year there are 18 eligible board seats, that have been allocated to each of the five districts based on 2020 planted acres. Open seats by district are indicated in the following table: 

2021/22 CRC Board
Available Seats for Election

Total Seats Avail Seat
Member Alt Member Alt
Dist 1 3 3 1 2
Dist 2 4 4 1 3
Dist 3 3 3 1 2
Dist 4 5 5 1 1
Dist 5 3 3 0 0

Note: Includes filling current vacant member/alternate seats

Ballots, based on nominations received, will be mailed July 30. 

Contact Tim Johnson at 916-387-2264 or tjohnson@calrice.org with questions about the election.