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New UC Cooperative Extension Rice Newsletter is available

New UC Cooperative Extension Rice Newsletter is available

The November Rice Leaf Newsletter from UC Cooperative Extension is just out. It contains several articles that may be of interest, including rice straw management during tight water supplies, information on rice seed, weedy rice, arthropod and disease updates.

Here’s a link to the newsletter.

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Lorenzo Pope

Lorenzo Pope

Longtime industry leader Lorenzo Pope passed on March 25, 2024. Dr. Pope was known as a plant breeder and executive at Rice Researchers. He served for decades on the California Rice Commission Board of Directors and many of its committees, including the Rice Promotion Board. In 2015, the California Rice Research Board presented Dr. Pope with the California Rice Industry Award. Ever an educator to others and always willing to take a phone call, lend a hand or attend any rice meeting, Lorenzo will be remembered as a giant in our industry.

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