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Current newsletter

Rice production information for Colusa, Glenn and Yolo Counties.

Issue Articles Type Date Added
August 2018 (1,509KB)

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

PDF 8/22/18
June 2018 (297KB)

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.

PDF 6/25/18
April 2018 (510KB)

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

PDF 4/6/18
November 2017 (299KB)

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

PDF 11/14/17
August 2017 (308KB)

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

PDF 8/7/17
June 2017 (1,778KB)

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

PDF 6/6/17
May 2017 (261KB)

Managing rice in a late planted year

PDF 4/24/17
March 2017 (740KB)

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.

PDF 3/15/17
September 2016 (415KB)

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

PDF 9/28/16
July 2016 (8,559KB)

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

PDF 7/18/16
May 2016 (410KB)

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

PDF 5/17/16
March 2016 (486KB)

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

PDF 3/22/16
August 2015 (1,728KB)

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 

PDF 8/3/15
June 2015 (299KB)

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

PDF 6/22/15
April 2015 (338KB)

Tadpole shrimp research update; Arthropod management update

PDF 4/30/15
February 2015 (372KB)

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

PDF 2/28/15
August 2014 (731KB)

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

PDF 7/31/14
June 2014 (1,318KB)

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

PDF 1/1/15
April 2014 (186KB)

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

PDF 5/1/14
February 2014 (899KB)

Summary of 2013 University of California Statewide Rice Variety Trials

PDF 2/6/14
April 2013 (268KB)

Summary of 2012 University of California Statewide Rice Variety Trials

PDF 4/16/13
July 2012 (865KB)

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

PDF 7/30/12
June 2012 (248KB)

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

PDF 6/21/12
May 2012 (414KB)

Potassium fertility in rice - Managing late planted rice

PDF 5/10/12
March 2012 (494KB)

Summary of 2011 University of California Statewide Rice Variety Trials

PDF 3/21/12
September 2011 (595KB)

Weed alert: new weed identified in California rice.

PDF 9/20/11
August 2011 (445KB)

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

PDF 8/16/11
June 2011 (437KB)

Salinity in rice fields - Difficult start for 2011.

PDF 6/29/11
May 2011 (394KB)

Early pests of rice: tadpole shrimp and rice seed midge

PDF 5/26/11
April 2011 (561KB)
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.
PDF 4/1/11
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. PDF 9/24/10
June 2010 Temperature and plant growth, midseason nitrogen fertilizer, managing weed populations to protect against herbicide resistance. PDF 6/24/10
April 2010 Pre-plant nitrogen starter application, nitrogen and early drains, managing late planted rice, early season rice diseases. PDF 4/27/10
March 2010 2009 rice variety trial results, red rice update, rice water weevil distribution in California rice fields. PDF 3/8/10
July 2009 Panicle initiation and differentiation, herbicide programs for resistant late watergrass, managing nitrogen fertilization for early season drains PDF 7/31/09
May 2009 Monitoring early pests, herbicide programs for resistant late watergrass, measuring salinity of irrigation water PDF 5/19/09
April 2009 2008 rice statistics 2008 rice variety trials results Red rice survey What is the real cause of high rice prices? PDF 4/8/09
August 2008 Rice Experiment Station Field Day, panicle blanking, blast, fighting mosquitoes in Colusa County. PDF 8/4/08
July 2008 Top-dressing, rice leafminer, armyworms PDF 10/29/09
April 2008 Phosphate and Rice-Field Algae Understanding Nitrogen Losses Due to Early Field Drainage Straw Incorporation and Nitrogen Management PDF 9/30/10
March 2008 2007 variety trials results for Colusa, Glenn and Yolo Counties. PDF 3/20/09
February 2008 Rice straw meeting announcement, alternative stand establishment methods management tips, rice establishment systems in 2007 PDF 1/31/08
January 2008 2008 Winter meetings locations and agenda. Announcement of the Rice Technical Working Group meeting in San Diego, Feb. 18-21 2008 PDF 11/26/08
August 2007 Announcing our new Rice Advisor Resistant Watergrass Control Field Meeting - September 5, 2007 PDF 8/12/08
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