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    Rice Weed Survey Starting This Week

    Similar to the disease survey we did last month, UC Cooperative Extension will be surveying rice weeds this fall. The survey implementation was funded by the Rice Research Board in 2019, and pending the results of the survey this year, we plan to repeat...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor
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    Rice Sustainability Webinars - First One Next Week

    Webinar - U.S. Rice: The Sustainability Powerhouse An American Society of Agronomy webinar sponsored by The Rice Foundation and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Date:  Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Time: 12:00 Noon...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor
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    Field Survey of Rice Diseases Ongoing

    UC Cooperative Extension is conducting a survey of rice diseases this fall. The objective of the survey is to document the incidence of rice diseases in Sacramento Valley rice fields so that the Air Resources Board agrees to continue to allow the...


    By Luis Espino
    Author - Rice Farming Systems Advisor
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    Rice Blast in 2019

    The last time we saw a severe blast epidemic was 2011. Since then, we haven't had much blast; in fact, I had not see any blast at all during several years. I don't think 2019 qualifies as a severe blast year, but there is more blast than in the previous...


    By Luis Espino
    Author - Rice Farming Systems Advisor
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    Rice Weed Course 2019

    The 2019 Rice Weed Course will take place:  Friday, September 6, 2019 from 8:00AM to 4:10PM (Registration begins at 7:30AM) at the  Hamilton Road Field (on West Hamilton Rd. between Hwy. 99 & Riceton Hwy.) and Rice...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor

Growing Rice in the Delta

See this handout for variety and fertility guidelines.

Growing rice in the Delta