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Butte® Registration Approved for 2017 Rice Season

Early BUTTE® trials at the Rice Experiment Station, 2012

  BUTTE®, a rice herbicide, has received federal registration in the USA as well as state registration in California. It will be available to California rice growers for the upcoming 2017 season. Gowan Company, along with...

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:36 AM
Tags: Butte herbicide (1), Gowan (1), herbicide resistance (2), rice (4), weeds (10)

Larry Godfrey: 1956-2017, Friend to the Rice Industry

Extension entomologist Larry Godfrey, 1956-2017 (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Cooperative Extension entomologist Larry Godfrey, a 26-year member of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty and widely known for his research on applied insect ecology and integrated pest management (IPM) strategies, died...

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 12:21 PM
  • Author: Kathy Keatley Garvey

How Does Herbicide Resistance Evolve? An Illustrated Guide

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Whitney Brim-DeForest, UCCE Rice Advisor We talk about herbicide resistance all of the time in California rice. But how does it evolve in a field? Understanding how herbicide management selects for resistant populations is an important part of...

Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 9:26 AM

Insect Pest Management in Rice Mills and Rice Storage Facilities Workshop

Optimizing Insect Control and Grain Quality Wednesday, April 5, 2017 9:00AM - 3:00PM Lundberg Family Farms 5311 Midway Richvale, CA 95974 We would like to invite you to attend an exciting and informative workshop on insect pest management at rice...

Posted on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12:45 PM

Tadpole shrimp clicker survey results


During our Jan 2017 winter meetings, I conducted a short clicker survey about how bad tadpole shrimp (TPS) has become in the past few years. There were a couple of technical difficulties, and attendees to the Richvale meeting didn't get to see the answer...

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 4:11 PM
Tags: arthropods (23), tadpole shrimp (6)

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