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California Rice Commission
New: Mowing down Breakfast

When water flows in the Sacramento Valley, a diverse amount of wildlife benefits. Check out this Muskrat, videotaped in Yolo County by Leslie Morris.

Appeal Democrat
Farm-to-Fork: Organic farms growing in Yuba-Sutter

Taking advantage of cool and cloudy conditions, Juan Jose Domingo was busy planting roughly 3,700 kale seedlings at his Oregon House certified organic farm on Thursday.

Appeal Democrat
Down on the farm at Marysville High

Students, animals and food filled the streets by Marysville High School on Friday, all for National Agriculture Day.

California Rice Commission
New- Two Rice Country photo albums by Brian Baer

New- Two Rice Country photo  albums by Brian Baer

Despite the drought, the Sacramento Valley Remains a beautiful and essential part of the state. Enjoy nearly 30 photos from Brian Baer of spring in the valley and of some of the communities that help make this area so special. View the Early Sprin...

Foothill Agrarian
A Million Dollar Rain? We’ll See…

Mar 26, 2014
A Million Dollar Rain? We’ll See…

A beautiful start to the day - rain!In some ways, Facebook has become a virtual coffee shop for farmers and ranchers.  Rather than gathering at the local coffee shop, many of us share news (and complaints!) on Facebook.  This morning, a frien...

AccessLocal.TV
Is Urban gardening the future of California Agriculture

Mar 26, 2014
Is Urban gardening the future of California Agriculture

Agriculture is a multi-billion dollar industry for the State of California. Its 80,500 farms produce over 400 commodities each year, which eventually end up on ...

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California Rice Commission
Drought damage could ripple throughout the Sacramento Valley

General Manager Lewis Bair of Reclamation District 108 comments on the sweeping impacts that may lie ahead from reduced farming due to the drought.

California Rice Commission
New- A Naturalist in Rice Country, Part Four

We wrap up our series with John Muir Laws with his comments on wildlife in the Sacramento Valley and about a new wildlife map and guide for the region.

Foothill Agrarian
The Importance of Stories

Mar 24, 2014

A little over a month ago, I wrote a blog post about the drought that referenced Caroline Henderson, an Oklahoma farmer who wrote "Letters from the Dust Bowl" for the Atlantic Monthly during the 1930s.  Her letters were quoted extensively in ...

California Rice Commission
New- Drought may dry up small town economies

Reduced crops because of drought could have a major impact in the rural communities in the Sacramento Valley.



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