- Author: Alex Ceseski
- Posted by: Gale Perez
The California Rice Field Day is back! The annual event, sponsored by the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation and the California Rice Board, returned to in-person status on August 25, 2021 after being held virtually in 2020. The field day is the premier event for the California rice industry, showcasing the latest developments in rice breeding and agronomic techniques, as well as demonstrations of research on rice physiology and pest control. More than 300 growers, advisors, industry professionals, and academics attended the event at the California Rice Experiment Station in Biggs, CA.
As usual, the UC Davis Weed Science group had several research trials on...
Rice Pest Management Course (in-person event)
Friday, Sept. 10, 2021
Hamilton Road Field and CA Rice Experiment Station, Biggs, CA
Approved for DPR and CCA continuing education units.
Online registration closes 9/7/2021. Walk-ins accepted if space is available.
VIDEO of 2019 course
Aaron Alvarez, a Master's student in Kassim Al-Khatib's Lab at UC Davis, is the recipient of the 2021 D. Marlin Brandon Rice Research Fellowship. Aaron's work focuses on herbicide research in California rice production systems. The main objective of his work is to gain greater control over herbicide resistant weeds.
The memorial fellowship was established to provide financial assistance to students pursuing careers in rice production science and technology. The award was presented at the annual California Rice Field Day (Aug. 25, 2021) in Biggs, CA.
|EVENT:||What Makes a Weed a Weed? The Case of “Weedy” Rice in California webinar|
|DATE:||Tuesday, November 16, 2021|
|TIME:||11:30 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific Time)|
|SPEAKER:||Whitney Brim-DeForest, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) County Director for Sutter-Yuba Counties and UCCE Rice...|
|EVENT:||UC Rice Pest Management Course 2021|
|DAY/DATE:||Friday, Sept. 10, 2021|
|LOCATION:||Hamilton Road Field (on West Hamilton Rd. between Hwy. 99 and Riceton Hwy., Biggs, CA)|
|EVENT TIME:||8:00 AM-3:25...|