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Rice - Updates from the UC Rice Blog

  • Update to the Armyworm Update of August 21

    Added August 22, 2018
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    Today I visited two fields with large moth numbers (Hwy 45 and White Rd, and Hwy 45 at Knights Landing). On the White Rd field, where the traps caught about 80 armyworm moths per night last week, I found at least one worm in all stops I...

  • Its that time again: Collect Weed Seeds for Herbicide Resistance Testing!

    Added August 15, 2018

    It's that time again! If you would like to submit seeds for herbicide resistance testing, many weed species will be maturing right about now. The UCCE Rice Weeds Program tests grower submitted seed samples of potentially herbicide resistant watergrass...

  • New Watergrass Species: be on the lookout for this weed!

    Added August 13, 2018

    I have been to several farm calls in the past few weeks with this weed (pictured below). I have seen 7 fields between last year and this year that appear to have bad infestations of this new watergrass species (Echinochloa spp.). We are unsure of the...

  • Leafhopper damage

    Added August 10, 2018

    I visited a field with leafhopper damage. What was interesting about this field, is that the leafhopper causing the problem was not the aster leafhopper, which is the common one we have in rice. It was a different, green...

  • Sign up for the 2018 UCCE Rice Yield Contest. You could win a John Deere side-by-side!

    Added July 30, 2018
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    Sign up for the 2018 UCCE Rice Yield Contest! You could win a John Deere side-by-side. 2018 marks the fourth year of the UCCE Rice Yield Contest. We have learned a lot from these contests and have seen yields close to 128 sacks/acre! To enter the Rice...

Growing Rice in the Delta

See this handout for variety and fertility guidelines.

Growing rice in the Delta



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