The California RIce Commission aims to educate all Californians on the valuable role rice plays in our state's environment, economy, culture and cuisine.
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An eventful first week for Rice Commission Intern Lauren LaGrande, including a State Capitol visit. Read her blog
Reduced rice plantings will impact much more than farmers. Dennis Lindberg comments from his farm in Butte County.
Grower Peter Rystrom comments on progress of this year’s rice crop.
Rice Experiment Station Director Dr. Kent McKenzie comments on signage going up in Sacramento Valley rice fields.
A University of California exert discusses the facts involving water consumption in Sacramento Valley rice fields. Learn more
The drought means about 175,000 fewer acres of rice in the Sacramento Valley. The Rice Commission’s Jim Morris visits an idled Field in Colusa County.
John Roberts of the Natomas Basin Conservancy comments on the value of ricelands as habitat for the Giant Garter Snake.
Rice Commission CEO Tim Johnson outlines the major cutbacks in rice planting and highlights the positive environmental work in our region. Read his blog
How the BirdReturns Program is providing major benefits to wildlife health in the Sacramento Valley. Read the blog