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  • Fact Sheet #2: Managing Potassium in Rice Fields
    New Rice Factsheets Available

    The UCCE Rice Team has developed a series of Factsheets to simplify and convey information about important topics that we find we are frequently discussing with growers and PCA's. Each fact sheet is 2 pages long, back to front. There are 6 so...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor
  • Rice field in Butte County, CA.
    New California Rice Herbicide Available in 2020: RebelEX®

    A new herbicide is available this year for use in California rice: RebelEX®, manufactured by Corteva. It is a premix of two other well-known herbicides: Clincher® and Granite SC®, both from Corteva. The active ingredients in RebelEX® are...


    By Whitney Brim-DeForest
    Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice Advisor
    By Roberta Firoved
    Author
  • Cerano damage M206 vs M105
    Cerano herbicide damage on M-206 vs. M-105

      This year we are conducting a study at the Rice Experiment Station to look at lodging differences between M-206 and M-105. There has been anecdotal evidence that M105 is more susceptible to lodging than M-206. We want to quantify this...


    By Bruce Linquist
    Author - UCCE Specialist
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    Clam shrimp versus tadpole shrimp

    While checking traps recently, I noticed a lot of activity in the water in several recently flooded fields. A quick glance into the water might make you believe that tadpole shrimp is present in large numbers, or even perhaps that a treatment did not...


    By Luis Espino
    Author - Rice Farming Systems Advisor & Butte County Director
  • 2020 aqua vs liquid urea graph
    Aqua-ammonia versus liquid urea - round two

    Following my blog post about a week ago about using urea or aqua-ammonia (aqua), a number of people have been asking to see the data. The study was conducted in 2017 at the Rice Experiment Station. Aqua and liquid urea were applied at three rates (50,...


    By Bruce Linquist
    Author - UCCE Specialist

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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