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Foothill Agrarian
Late Spring Rain

May 25, 2016
Late Spring Rain

Since last Friday, we've measured 0.85 inches of rain at our home place near Auburn.  This moisture has arrived during relatively brief thunderstorms - and like many late spring rains, it's been spotty.  A friend who ranches less than three m...

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VIDEO: Youth Led Urban Ag tour

May 25, 2016
VIDEO: Youth Led Urban Ag tour

    On May 21st, 2016 there was an event in Sacramento called the Youth Led Urban Ag Tour. This event took a selection of people on a bus to three locations. First stop was Luther Burbank High Urban Farm, next was the Yisreal Family Farm, and then finally the last stop was at...

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California Rice Commission
Rice Dogs

Rice Dogs

Come meet the farmer's best friend: the dogs who work the rice fields with them.Meet the Rice Dogs

California Rice Commission
Run around the Rice

Run around the Rice

Sacramento Valley families come together in rice fields to support a local school.Read Jim Morris' blog

California Rice Commission
New Environmental preservation project takes flight

New Environmental preservation  project takes flight

A foundation has been established that will help waterbirds in Sacramento Valley rice fields.Find out more

California Rice Commission
New Environmental preservation project takes flight

New Environmental preservation  project takes flight

A foundation has been established that will help waterbirds in Sacramento Valley rice fields.Find out more

Foothill Agrarian
Routine

May 18, 2016
Routine

The shepherd's year, as I reflect on it, is a combination of intense mileposts interspersed with routine tasks.  Lambing, shearing, weaning the lambs, shipping the lambs, sorting the breeding groups, moving the sheep between summer and winter past...

Foothill Agrarian
Routine

May 18, 2016
Routine

The shepherd's year, as I reflect on it, is a combination of intense mileposts interspersed with routine tasks.  Lambing, shearing, weaning the lambs, shipping the lambs, sorting the breeding groups, moving the sheep between summer and winter past...

Foothill Agrarian
Routine

May 18, 2016
Routine

The shepherd's year, as I reflect on it, is a combination of intense mileposts interspersed with routine tasks.  Lambing, shearing, weaning the lambs, shipping the lambs, sorting the breeding groups, moving the sheep between summer and winter past...

California Rice Commission
Back at it after two years with tractors idle

Back at it after two years  with tractors idle

A more normal year for rice plantings has many benefits for our region and state.Find out more

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