Rice Weed Course
Friday, September 16, 2016
Hamilton Road Field
(on West Hamilton Rd. between Hwy. 99 & Riceton Hwy.)
and Rice Experiment Station, Biggs, CA
- Posted by: Gale Perez
If you didn't get a chance to meet Whitney Brim-DeForest at Weed Day 2016, here's a little background information on her (from the Rice Notes newsletter July, 2016):
Whitney Brim-DeForest is the newest addition to the UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor rice team. She will be based out of the Sutter-Yuba office, but will serve Placer and Sacramento counties as well. She holds a Ph.D. in Horticulture and Agronomy and an M.S. in.../span>
Just saw this on the UC Rice Blog :: May 25, 2016
Winged Primrose Willow Update
Author: Luis Espino
I have received an update from the Butte County Ag Commissioner's office regarding winged primrose willow. Germinating seedlings have been detected recently. At this point, the seedlings are very small and would be very difficult to notice. Scouts were able to find them in places...
From the UC Rice Blog :: 4/25/2016
Author: Luis Espino
In addition to the well-known rice weeds we deal with every year, there are a couple of weeds I want to bring to your attention this year. One is an invasive and the other has been with us for a while.
The winged primrose willow was identified in 2011 in several rice fields near Richvale in Butte County. Since then it has spread to several other fields, up to 3.5 miles south of Richvale. Winged primrose willow was recently given an “A” pest rating by CDFA. What this...
- Author: Gale Perez
The annual California Rice Field Day is coming up on Wed., Aug. 26, 2015 at the Rice Experiment Station (RES) in Biggs, California. This is one of my favorite field days:
- the station is impressive
- the fields tours are educational with up-to-date information
- it's a half day event 8:30-12 noon
- they offer a couple of CEUs for PCAs, QALs, QACs, and Private applicators certificate holders
- the event is free AND
- lunch is included--expect a rice dish or two.
This year, Kassim Al-Khatib is.../span>