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In case you missed it, the University of California Cooperative Extension has posted several blogs covering rice issues in the last week.

Here’s a link to the University of California Rice Online Website. Recent posts include an update on Armyworm trapping from UCCE Rice Farm Advisor Luis Espino, fertilizer analysis and review from UCCE Rice Specialist Bruce Linquist and an in-depth report about personal protective equipment for farm work. 

The UCCE Website includes an option for you to enter your e-mail and subscribe to receive their latest updates. 

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