agriculture

California Rice Commission
Caring for our environment during drought

President & CEO of Point Blue Conservation Service Ellie Cohen comments on the importance of helping wildlife during drought and the value of California Rice in the process.

Foothill Agrarian
Playing a Kid’s Game

May 10, 2015
Playing a Kid’s Game

As an extremely middle-aged but lifelong baseball fan, I no longer think of professional ballplayers as heroes.  As the late Jim Murray wrote in the Los Angeles Times, "If you think baseball isn't a business, then General Motors is a sport." &nbsp...

California Rice Commission
Paying for water – Ducks don’t have pockets but Hollywood does

Paying for water – Ducks don’t  have pockets but Hollywood does

California Rice Commission CEO Tim Johnson explains that wildlife would be a big casualty if water is priced for the highest bidder. Read his blog

California Rice Commission
A Season like no other

A Season like no other

He has grown rice for more than seventy years, and Dennis Lindberg says none compares to the challenge of this drought. Read his blog

California Rice Commission
The Power of a Puddle

The Power of a Puddle

Sacramento Valley rice fields have only five inches of water in them during the growing season. Rice Commission CEO Tim Johnson explains the tremendous benefits from water for rice. Read his blog

Foothill Agrarian
Embracing Complexity

May 3, 2015

In California’s ongoing conversation about drought, we seem to look for simple answers to an incredibly complicated problem.  Lauren Michele’s piece (“Why knock almonds? Alfalfa uses more water) in the April 26, 2015 edition of California Forum is no exception – “Californians need to lay off the cheeseburgers, and the media needs to lay...

Davis Vanguard
UC Davis Ranked No. 1 in World for Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

by UC Davis News Service The University of California, Davis, ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry as well as veterinary sciences, according to data released today by QS World University Rankings. This is the third consecutive year that UC Davis has been ranked first in agriculture...

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California Rice Commission
Drought Realities

Grower Sandy Denn comments on the difficult growing season ahead in the Sacramento Valley.

California Rice Commission
Doing our best with what we have

Doing our best with what we have

A new season has begun and it brings significant challenges for rice growers. Sutter County grower Tom Butler comments..Read his blog

California Rice Commission
Rice Flour Crepes with Strawberries

Rice Flour Crepes with Strawberries


Follow along as the Rice Commission’s Julie Cader shows how to make a fantastic dessert..


Get the recipe

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