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    Clam shrimp versus tadpole shrimp

    While checking traps recently, I noticed a lot of activity in the water in several recently flooded fields. A quick glance into the water might make you believe that tadpole shrimp is present in large numbers, or even perhaps that a treatment did not...


    By Luis Espino
    Author - Rice Farming Systems Advisor & Butte County Director
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    Aqua-ammonia versus liquid urea - round two

    Following my blog post about a week ago about using urea or aqua-ammonia (aqua), a number of people have been asking to see the data. The study was conducted in 2017 at the Rice Experiment Station. Aqua and liquid urea were applied at three rates (50,...


    By Bruce Linquist
    Author - UCCE Specialist
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    Early rice planting this year in California

    This morning I was out with several members of our research team on the northwest side of the valley planting a variety trial. The grower we were working with had just finished planting all of his rice acreage (1200 ac) yesterday (April 30). Pretty...


    By Bruce Linquist
    Author - UCCE Specialist
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    Nitrogen fertilzer: aqua-ammonia versus urea

    I have heard that there may be a shortage of aqua-ammonia (aqua) fertilizer for the start of this year's rice season. This begs the question as to what are the options. In previous studies, we have compared aqua to urea fertilizer. In one study, we...


    By Bruce Linquist
    Author - UCCE Specialist
  • People who work on farms wear personal protective equipment to protect themselves from COVID-19, pesticides, dust and other health hazards. People who work on farms wear personal protective equipment to protect themselves from COVID-19, pesticides, dust and other health hazards.
    PPE in short supply for farm work during the COVID-19 crisis

    While most Californians are staying home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, California farmers, farmworkers and other agricultural professionals are out in the fields and packing houses working to produce food. With increased demand for...


    By A. Katrina Hunter
    Author - Writter Editor 3
    By Pamela Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach

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