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  • UCCE December 9 Webinar Agenda
    Sacramento Valley Pest Management CE Webinar: December 9

    University of California Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba-Colusa is holding a 3-hour pest management webinar on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 to provide pest management information and research updates on some of the major annual crops in...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor
  • SUPPRESS® herbicide applied in test plots on weedy rice (2020).
    SUPPRESS® Herbicide for use in Rice Weed Control

    SUPPRESS® herbicide EC, a product manufactured by Westbridge Agricultural Products, was registered in California in 2015. Its active ingredients are Caprylic Acid and Capric Acid. It is registered for use in organic production, and it is labeled for...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor
    By Roberta Firoved
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    Sulfide toxicity vs blast

    I recently visited a couple of fields that were showing signs of sulfide toxicity. At first sight, the symptoms could be confused with blast. Plants dry out and turn brown, panicles blank out. However, plants affected by sulfide won't have any...


    By Luis Espino
    Author - Rice Farming Systems Advisor & Butte County Director
  • Weed seed collection for herbicide resistance testing

    It's that time again! If you would like to submit seeds for herbicide resistance testing, many weed species will be maturing right about now. The UCCE Rice Weeds Program tests grower submitted seed samples of potentially...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor
  • Figure 1. Watergrass panicles, from left to right: late watergrass, barnyardgrass, early watergrass. (Photo credit: Luis Espino, UCANR).
    Collecting Watergrass Seed: Field Submissions Needed!

    The UCCE Rice Team is conducting a field survey to collect watergrass samples over the next few weeks. The samples will be grown out in the greenhouse to help us start figuring out the identification and phenotypic characteristics (how to...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor

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UCCE Sutter-Yuba Rice Notes Newsletter:  http://cesutter.ucanr.edu/news_204522/Rice_Notes/

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University of California Cooperative Extension
Sutter-Yuba Counties
 
Whitney Brim-DeForest
UCCE Farm Advisor
Sutter, Yuba, Sacramento and Placer Counties
142A Garden Hwy
Yuba City, CA 95991
 
Office: (530) 822-7515
Cell: (541) 292-2419

email: wbrimdeforest@ucanr.edu