As heading continues in rice fields, this is a valuable time to keep an eye out for weedy rice. READ MORE
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.
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.
For those who may be interested in participating in the BirdReturns Program this fall, please note that the current bidding window will close on Tuesday, July 31 at 5:00 pm. This is a ricelands habitat program implemented by The Nature Conservancy in coordination with the CRC. READ MORE
This week’s update from UCCE Rice Advisor Luis Espino provides some good news currently in the armyworm battle. READ MORE