University of California Rice On-line
University of California Rice On-line
University of California Rice On-line
University of California
University of California Rice On-line

Welcome to UC Rice Research and Information Center

We are an interdisciplinary team consisting of UC Cooperative Extension specialists, faculty and farm advisors dedicated to providing rice growers with up-to-date guidelines and information on rice production in California.

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Rice growing area (lightest green) within California counties where rice is produced (darkest green). Rice variety yield trial locations are indicated (red pins).  More Variety Trial Info


Click or tap red pins to view variety trial data for each location

Locations of UC California rice variety yield trials Yolo rice variety trial location Yuba rice variety trial location Sutter I/L rice variety trial location Sutter VE rice variety trial location Colusa rice variety trial location Butte rice variety trial location South Butte rice variety trial location Rice Exp. Station rice variety trial location Glenn rice variety trial location San Joaquin variety trial location South Yolo variety trial location

Base image courtesy of the California Rice Commission


County Cooperative Extension Newsletters

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The following Cooperative Extension county offices distribute periodic Newsletters that contain useful information, announcements and resources about rice (and other crops).
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Colusa, Butte and Sutter/Yuba County rice newsletters serve Sacramento Valley counties and may contain the same or similar content:
Colusa and Yolo County, RICE BRIEFS
• Butte and Glenn Counties, RICE LEAF
• Sutter/Yuba Counties, RICE NOTES

• San Joaquin County, FIELD NOTES

UC Rice Blog

  • Preventing Fires in Baled Straw

    Added November 21, 2022
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    Recently, there have been several rice straw bale fires and there could be more. CALFIRE suspects the cause is the higher moisture in the straw...

  • Annual California Rice Field Day

    Added August 19, 2022
    Attendees at field day weed tours

    The annual Rice Field Day will be Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at the Rice Experiment Station (RES), Biggs, California. We cordially invite you and...

  • Are those taller plants bakanae?

    Added August 11, 2022
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    I have been getting several messages about off-type plants that are starting to head. They are taller, paler, and could be confused with watergrass....

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