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UCCE plans weedy rice workshop Aug. 3

University of California Cooperative Extension will hold a weedy rice workshop from 9-11:30 a.m., Aug. 3, at its Sutter-Yuba Office, 142A Garden Highway, Yuba City, California. The meeting is free, but preregistration is required.

This project is sponsored with funding from the California Rice Commission. CE credits (CCA, DPR) are pending.

Here is the agenda:

9–9:30 a.m. Research Updates 2020-2021
(Whitney Brim-DeForest, CE Rice Advisor)

9:30–10 a.m. Weedy Rice Survey 2020
(Luis Espino, CE Rice Advisor)

10-10:15 a.m. Weedy Rice Identification
(Luis Espino, Whitney Brim-DeForest, CE Rice Advisors)

10:15–10:30 a.m. —BREAK— (plants to view)

10:30–10:45 a.m. Non-conventional Path to Pesticide Registration
(Roberta Firoved, California Rice Commission)

10:45-11 a.m. Preventing Spread of Weedy Rice with Certified Seed
(Timothy Blank, California Crop Improvement Association)

11-11:15 a.m. Weedy rice emergence under various environmental conditions
(Liberty Galvin, PhD Candidate, UC Davis)

11:15 a.m. —LUNCH—

Click here to register

For more information about weedy rice, visit the UCCE Weedy Rice website.

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