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Issues Articles Type Date Added
August 2018 (870KB)

• UCCE Rice Field Day
• 2018 UCCE Rice Yield Contest
• New Watergrass Species: Be on the lookout!
• Testing for Suspected Herbicide Resistance
• Management of stem rot

PDF 8/20/18
July 2018 (437KB)

UCCE Rice Production Workshop

A weed problem all rice growers should be aware of: Weedy Rice

Another field with the suspected new weed species: Sutter County!

Planting progress for rice in 2018

Weed Control in Rice: Matching Herbicides with the Weeds of Your Field

PDF 8/20/18
April 2018 (498KB)

Upcoming Meetings

Lookout for New Weed Species!

Update on Early Season Arthropod Management

Fertility Management

2018 Yield Contest

Armyworms 2018: Get Ready

Useful Websites

PDF 8/20/18
November 2017 (1,177KB)

Upcoming Meetings

2017 Season Wrap-up

2017 Delta Rice Recap

Weedy Rice Update 2017

Armyworms in 2017

Useful Websites

PDF 8/20/18
August 2017 (215KB)

 2017 Rice Field Day

 Rice Disease Update

 Time for Weedy Rice Scouting!

 Herbicide Resistance in Rice UCCE Yield Contest

 2nd Annual Rice Weed Course

PDF 8/20/18
June 2017 (521KB)

• Save the Dates!
• Cass Mutter Retires!
• Nitrogen and Water Management
• Armyworms Revisited
• How to Select a Follow-up Herbicide
• 2017 Yield Contest
• Grow Rice? Help Birds!
• Useful Websites
• Rice Weed Course

PDF 8/20/18
April 2017 (225KB)
  • Managing late planted rice 
  • Land preparation 
  • Varietal selection 
  • Water management 
  • Fertility management 
  • Weed management 
  • Pest management 
  • No-till rice
  • FAQ
PDF 3/26/18
June 2014 (303KB)
  • Midseason Nitrogen Fertilizer 
  • Rice Blast 
  • Management of Propanil Resistant Sedges 
  • Appointed Vice Provost for UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources 
  • Bird Habitat Program Continues and Expands
PDF 3/26/18
April 2014 (304KB)
  • Midseason Nitrogen Fertilizer 
  • Rice Blast 
  • Management of Propanil Resistant Sedges 
  • Appointed Vice Provost for UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources 
  • Bird Habitat Program Continues and Expands
PDF 6/20/18
January 2013 (258KB)

2013 UCCE Annual Rice Grower Meetings

PDF 1/24/13
April 2012 (723KB)

Managing Late Planted Rice,
Winged Primeose Willow (WPW)

PDF 9/13/12
August 2011 (379KB)

Rice Field Day information  August 31, 2011
Rice Blast
Planning Harvest
Using a Desiccant to Accelerate Dry Down


PDF 8/18/11
June 2010
  • Throw Away the Calendar
  • Well, Just how Cold was May?
  • Midseason Nitrogen Fertilizer
  • Managaing Weed Populations to Protect Against Herbicide Resistance
PDF 9/13/12
August 2005

Rice Cropping Systems Field Meeting

PDF 9/13/12
January 2004

2004 Annual Rice Grower Meetings

PDF 9/13/12
July 2003

Rice Field Meeting

PDF 9/13/12
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  • Armyworm vs high temperature blanking

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    I was evaluating armyworm injury in plots and noticed there was quite a bit of panicle blanking not caused by armyworms. When armyworms injury panicles, they feed on the rachis of panicle branches, causing those branches to dry out....

  • 2nd Annual Rice Weed Course 2017

    Participants head to the field to view plots (2016). Photo by Dana Dickey

    The 2nd Annual Rice Weed Course will take place:  Friday, September 15, 2017 from 8:30AM to 4:25PM (Registration begins at 7:30AM) at the  Hamilton Road Field (on West Hamilton Rd. between Hwy. 99...

  • Stink bugs on rice

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    For two years in a row I have received a report from a PCA in Yuba County of conchuela stink bugs on rice. This is very unusual; I have never seen these stink bugs on rice before, and I'm not very familiar with them. A quick on-line search shows...

  • Elongated Upper Internode

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    Every year we see some off-types in our public varieties that have a genetic mutation we call elongated upper internode. This mutation causes the internode below the panicle to elongate, resulting in panicles that stick above the canopy. Some have...

  • Weedy Rice Field Meetings August 1st and 2nd

    Red rice ligules

    Learn how to identify weedy rice Learn to differentiate weedy rice from other grassy weeds See what weedy rice looks like in the field UCCE Rice Farm Advisors will be at two weedy rice locations to show growers, PCAs and other interested parties...

  • Using Pendimethalin in Dry-Seeded California Rice

    Rice at 30 days after seeding, treated with Harbinger (pendimethalin) as a pre-emergent herbicide

    As many of you are aware, many of our grass species in California rice are resistant to multiple herbicides. Late watergrass aka "mimic" (Echinochloa phyllopogon), early watergrass (E. oryzoides) and barnyardgrass (E. crus-galli) are among some of...

  • Armyworm Udate July 7


    Moth catches have come down considerably. Looks like the worst of the infestation has passed. There are still worms out in the field; keep an eye on late planted rice.

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