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    TPS and drought

    Over the years, I have heard from several growers and PCAs that after a dry winter like we just had, the soil profile can be really dry, and it may take longer to flood fields. Additionally, with the increase of area under fallow, water losses to seepage...


    By Luis Espino
    Author - Rice Farming Systems Advisor & Butte County Director
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    Considerations for choosing the right medium grain rice variety

    With planting season coming up, thinking about appropriate variety selection is key, and one of the first steps towards ensuring a good 2021 crop. Each year the California Rice Research Board funds a statewide variety trial testing program. Here I...


    By Bruce Linquist
    Author - UCCE Rice Specialist
  • Considerations for choosing the right medium grain rice variety

    Considerations for choosing the right medium grain rice variety                         With planting season coming up, thinking about appropriate variety selection is key, and one of the first...


    By Bruce Linquist
    Author - UCCE Rice Specialist
  • Rice trials at the Rice Experiment Station, Butte County.
    2021 UCCE Rice Grower Meeting

    2021 Rice Growers Meeting  When: February 11, 2021, 9:00am-12:00 PM Where: Virtual via Zoom Registration: $10 Register at:  https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=32722    Agenda:  9:00 AM...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor
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    Preliminary Herbicide Screening in Rice on Watergrass Species

    In 2017, I started getting reports of a watergrass biotype/species (Echinochloa spp.) that was difficult to control using our suite of herbicides registered in rice. At the time, I knew we had multiple herbicide-resistance in late watergrass (Echinochloa...


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

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University of California Cooperative Extension
Sutter-Yuba Counties
 
Whitney Brim-DeForest
UCCE Farm Advisor
Sutter, Yuba, Sacramento and Placer Counties
142A Garden Hwy
Yuba City, CA 95991
 
Office: (530) 822-7515
Cell: (541) 292-2419

email: wbrimdeforest@ucanr.edu