In 2022, I estimate rice acreage in the Delta, south of the Yolo Bypass, was at least 8,000 acres. Most Delta rice is grown in San Joaquin County, but there is some acreage in Sacramento County. While Delta rice acreage is relatively small compared to that in the Sacramento Valley, it has been steadily increasing over the last several years (Table 1).
Given the increasing interest in rice production among Delta growers, and the differences in production practices from the Sacramento Valley, UC Cooperative Extension and UC Davis will be releasing a cost of production report specifically for Delta rice later this year or in early 2023. A Delta rice cost study was...
From the San Joaquin Valley Delta Field Crops blog • Jan. 21, 2021
Michelle Leinfelder-Miles is the UC Cooperative Extension Delta Crops Resource Management Advisor serving San Joaquin, Sacramento, Yolo, Solano, and Contra Costa counties.
Herbicide Trial in Delta Drill-Seeded Rice - 2020
Weeds are important pests of California...
- Posted by: Gale Perez
Here's something from the Aquatic Plant Management Society blog :: posted Feb. 2017
(Original source: East County Today)
DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria.../span>