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California Rice Commission
Full Skies

Full Skies

Keep an eye to the sky for airplanes planting rice and shorebirds coming to nest. More on Jim Morris' blog

Foothill Agrarian
Seven Months In – a #Sheep365 Update

May 1, 2016
Seven Months In – a #Sheep365 Update

Seven months ago today, I started a little self-indulgent project that I called "#Sheep365."  I wanted to share a photo of our small-scale sheep operation everyday for a full year, and I decided to start the project on the day that we turned the r...

Foothill Agrarian
Working Dogs vs. Recreation Dogs

Apr 23, 2016
Working Dogs vs. Recreation Dogs

Moving ewes and lambs with Ernie last night.Every couple of months, I get a phone call or an email from somebody who has heard that we use herding dogs in our sheep operation.  Occasionally, these questions come from a fellow sheep producer (usual...

Foothill Agrarian
Thankful for the water, but….

Apr 20, 2016

On Friday, April 15, our irrigation district (Nevada Irrigation District, or NID) turned on our irrigation water.  Unlike the last several years, NID has plenty of water in storage (both in reservoirs and as snowpack) - we don't have to worry abou...

California Rice Commission
Diamond in Our Mist

Diamond in Our Mist

Dennis Lindberg celebrates 75 years of farming rice with some reflection.More on Jim Morris' Blog

California Rice Commission
Diamond in Our Mist

Diamond in Our Mist

Dennis Lindberg celebrates 75 years of farming rice with some reflection.More on Jim Morris' Blog

Foothill Agrarian
Stockmanship Notes: Learning to be a Shepherd

Apr 16, 2016
Stockmanship Notes: Learning to be a Shepherd

Earlier this week, I had an exchange on Twitter with a fellow shepherd (and outstanding author - check out The Shepherd's Life) from the UK named James Rebanks:A day later, my friend Kent Reeves posted an article on my Facebook page entitled "Stop...

California Rice Commission
Indian Style Rice

Indian Style Rice

A new recipe for rice, Indian style. Made tasty with peas and cumin. Get the recipe

California Rice Commission
Indian Style Rice

Indian Style Rice

A new recipe for rice, Indian style. Made tasty with peas and cumin. Get the recipe

California Rice Commission
Habitats Close to Home

Habitats Close to Home

Taking the time to appreciate habitat outside of the Sacramento Valley.More on Paul Buttner's Blog

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