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New Watergrass Species: be on the lookout for this weed!

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I have been to several farm calls in the past few weeks with this weed (pictured below). I have seen 7 fields between last year and this year that appear to have bad infestations of this new watergrass species (Echinochloa spp.). We are unsure of the...

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 9:47 AM

Leafhopper damage

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I visited a field with leafhopper damage. What was interesting about this field, is that the leafhopper causing the problem was not the aster leafhopper, which is the common one we have in rice. It was a different, green...

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 10:10 AM
Tags: arthropods (35), leafhoppers (2)

Sign up for the 2018 UCCE Rice Yield Contest. You could win a John Deere side-by-side!

John Deere XUV 560E

Sign up for the 2018 UCCE Rice Yield Contest! You could win a John Deere side-by-side. 2018 marks the fourth year of the UCCE Rice Yield Contest. We have learned a lot from these contests and have seen yields close to 128 sacks/acre! To enter the Rice...

Posted on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 2:58 PM

Start scouting for blast

Blast burn

I got a report from a PCA early in the week of blast infections detected near Maxwell. Blast can occur at any time during the development of the crop. When it infects leaves, it is called leaf blast. If it infects the base node of the panicle, it is...

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 1:17 PM
Tags: blast (5), diseases (7)

Register now for the 2018 Rice Production Workshop!

An in-depth workshop that covers the principles and practices of rice production: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 8:30 – 3:00 pm Lundberg Family Farms 5311 Midway Richvale, CA 95974 Program: 8:30 Sign in, pick up class materials 9:00 Introduction...

Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 4:36 PM

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