Colusa County
University of California
Colusa County

Rice Briefs Newsletter

Rice production information for Colusa, Glenn and Yolo Counties.

Issue Articles  
August 2018

Don't forget the rice field day! - Management of stem rot - New watergrass species - Testing for suspected herbicide resistance - Rice Yield Contest

8/22/18 Download
(1,509KB PDF)
June 2018

Rice Production Workshop - Planting recap for 2018 - Weed control in rice: matching herbicides with weeds of your field - A weed problem all rice growers should be aware of: weedy rice.

6/25/18 Download
(297KB PDF)
April 2018

Fertility Management Tips - Look Out for New Weed Species - Early Season Arthropod Management Update - Armyworms 2018: Get Ready - 2018 Yield Contest

4/6/18 Download
(510KB PDF)
November 2017

2017 Rice Recap -  Delta Rice Recap - End of Year Weedy Rice Update - Armyworms Again

11/14/17 Download
(299KB PDF)
August 2017

Herbicide Resistance in Rice - Rice Disease Update - Time for Weedy Rice Scouting - Rice Yield Contest - Don't Forget the Rice Field Day!

8/7/17 Download
(308KB PDF)
June 2017

Nitrogen and Water Management - How to Select Follow-up Herbicides - Armyworms Revisited - Cass Mutters Retires - 2017 Yield Contest

6/6/17 Download
(1,778KB PDF)
May 2017

Managing rice in a late planted year

4/24/17 Download
(261KB PDF)
March 2017

Summary of 2016 University of California Rice Variety Trials - Biological Characteristics of Weedy Rice Compared to Cultivated Rice - Workshop Announcement: Insect Pest Management in Rice Mills and Rice Storage Facilities.

3/15/17 Download
(740KB PDF)
September 2016

Red Alert! - Best Management Practices for Weedy Red Rice - 2016 Armyworm Wrap Up

9/28/16 Download
(415KB PDF)
July 2016

Don't forget the rice field day! - 2016 Rice Yield Contest - Rice Weed Course - Armyworm Update - Emerging Weed Issues - Meet our New Rice Advisor in Sutter, Yuba, Placer and Sacramento Counties

7/18/16 Download
(8,559KB PDF)
May 2016

Weedy Red Rice - Best Management Practices for Weedy Red Rice - Winged Water-Primrose Update

5/17/16 Download
(410KB PDF)
March 2016

Summary of 2015 University of California rice variety trials - When is the optimal time to plant rice in the Sacramento Valley? - Preparing for armyworms.

3/22/16 Download
(486KB PDF)
August 2015

Collecting weed seeds for herbicide-resistance testing - Armyworm outbreak: what's next? - Salinity management in rice - Rice Production Workshop presentations available on-line - Resistant Weed Testing Form 

8/3/15 Download
(1,728KB PDF)
June 2015

Meeting Announcement: Rice Production Workshop - New UC Rice On-line - Midseason Nitrogen - Diseases and Cultural Practices - Bird Habitat Program Continues and Expands

6/22/15 Download
(299KB PDF)
April 2015

Tadpole shrimp research update; Arthropod management update

4/30/15 Download
(338KB PDF)
February 2015

Summary of 2014 University of California Statewide Rice Variety Trials, Managing rice with limited water

2/28/15 Download
(372KB PDF)
August 2014

Water Management to Mitigate Blanking, Rice Yields Components, Rice Strawlage, Planning Harvest and Rice Field Day announcement.

7/31/14 Download
(731KB PDF)
June 2014

Management of Propanil Resistant Sedges - Midseason Nitrogen Fertilizers - Bird Habitat Continues and Expands - Factors Related to Rice Blast Incidence and Severity - Chris Greer Appointed Vice Provost for University of California Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources

1/1/15 Download
(1,318KB PDF)
April 2014

Managing rice with limited water - Flooding time and seedling pests - Stay up-to-date with the UC Rice Blog

5/1/14 Download
(186KB PDF)
February 2014

Summary of 2013 University of California Statewide Rice Variety Trials

2/6/14 Download
(899KB PDF)
April 2013

Summary of 2012 University of California Statewide Rice Variety Trials

4/16/13 Download
(268KB PDF)
July 2012

Propanil-resistant smallflower umbrellasedge - Armyworms - Rice Experiment Station Field Day announcement

7/30/12 Download
(865KB PDF)
June 2012

Behavior of winged primrose willow and herbicide options for control - Rice tillering.

6/21/12 Download
(248KB PDF)
May 2012

Potassium fertility in rice - Managing late planted rice

5/10/12 Download
(414KB PDF)
March 2012

Summary of 2011 University of California Statewide Rice Variety Trials

3/21/12 Download
(494KB PDF)
September 2011

Weed alert: new weed identified in California rice.

9/20/11 Download
(595KB PDF)
August 2011

Rice blast: more of the same with a bit of a twist in 2011 - Armyworms - 2011: About the same as last year.

8/16/11 Download
(445KB PDF)
June 2011

Salinity in rice fields - Difficult start for 2011.

6/29/11 Download
(437KB PDF)
May 2011

Early pests of rice: tadpole shrimp and rice seed midge

5/26/11 Download
(394KB PDF)
April 2011
2010 rice variety trials results - How much phosphorus should you apply? - New UC Rice Blog - Rice Winter Meetings and Rice Production Workshop presentations available on-line - Contributions of California rice farmers to the economy - New UC ANR publications.
4/1/11 Download
(561KB PDF)
September 2010 What a year for rice blast - How long does it take for rice to ripen? - Measuring grain moisture content before harvest - Insects of farm stored rice - Using a desiccant to accelerate dry down. 9/24/10 Download
(PDF)
June 2010 Temperature and plant growth, midseason nitrogen fertilizer, managing weed populations to protect against herbicide resistance. 6/24/10 Download
(PDF)
April 2010 Pre-plant nitrogen starter application, nitrogen and early drains, managing late planted rice, early season rice diseases. 4/27/10 Download
(PDF)
March 2010 2009 rice variety trial results, red rice update, rice water weevil distribution in California rice fields. 3/8/10 Download
(PDF)
July 2009 Panicle initiation and differentiation, herbicide programs for resistant late watergrass, managing nitrogen fertilization for early season drains 7/31/09 Download
(PDF)
May 2009 Monitoring early pests, herbicide programs for resistant late watergrass, measuring salinity of irrigation water 5/19/09 Download
(PDF)
April 2009 2008 rice statistics 2008 rice variety trials results Red rice survey What is the real cause of high rice prices? 4/8/09 Download
(PDF)
August 2008 Rice Experiment Station Field Day, panicle blanking, blast, fighting mosquitoes in Colusa County. 8/4/08 Download
(PDF)
July 2008 Top-dressing, rice leafminer, armyworms 10/29/09 Download
(PDF)
April 2008 Phosphate and Rice-Field Algae Understanding Nitrogen Losses Due to Early Field Drainage Straw Incorporation and Nitrogen Management 9/30/10 Download
(PDF)
March 2008 2007 variety trials results for Colusa, Glenn and Yolo Counties. 3/20/09 Download
(PDF)
February 2008 Rice straw meeting announcement, alternative stand establishment methods management tips, rice establishment systems in 2007 1/31/08 Download
(PDF)
January 2008 2008 Winter meetings locations and agenda. Announcement of the Rice Technical Working Group meeting in San Diego, Feb. 18-21 2008 11/26/08 Download
(PDF)
August 2007 Announcing our new Rice Advisor Resistant Watergrass Control Field Meeting - September 5, 2007 8/12/08 Download
(PDF)
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