UC Rice Blog
PCAs and growers were very creative and timely in planning and applying products this year, and control was good in many fields. The two most widespread weed control problems that I noticed this year were the watergrass complex and sprangletop. We have...
In the past three years, there has been an increase in the number of reports of damage to rice by rice seed midge in the Sacramento Valley. During 2021 and 2022, the issue was not widespread, but there were some instances where the damage was severe. In...
Significant Thiobencarb Concentration Detections in Colusa Basin Drain. The Rice Pesticide Program (RPP) will enter the 8th week of thiobencarb (i.e., Bolero, Abolish, Willowood Thio) monitoring on June 27. The results of monitoring across the sampling...
California Rice Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, at the Rice Experiment Station (RES) in Biggs. The annual event provides growers and other interested parties a chance to see and discuss research in progress at the RES. In addition to the...
With rice pushing fully through the water and with many fields now a vibrant green, tadpole shrimp season has passed in California's rice fields. Fields that had tadpole shrimp eggs lurking in the soil would have had a flush of tadpole shrimp soon after...
By Ian M Grettenberger
Author - Assistant Specialist in CEBy Whitney Brim-DeForest
Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice AdvisorBy Luis Espino
Author - Rice Farming Systems Advisor & Butte County DirectorBy Troy L Clark
AuthorBy Consuelo Baez Vega
Author - Rice Junior SpecialistBy Taiyu Guan
Author - Assistant SpecialistBy Madison Hendrick