California Rice Commission

California Rice Commission The California RIce Commission aims to educate all Californians on the valuable role rice plays in our state's environment, economy, culture and cuisine.

Web Site: http://californiaricecommission.blogspot.com/


Benefits of U.S. EPA Rice Tours

Benefits of U.S. EPA Rice Tours

The Rice Commission’s Roberta Firoved comments on the positive working relationship with the EPA. Read her blog:

Live Oak, a rice country town with character

Live Oak, a rice country town with character

Rice Commission's Jim Morris recently visited with the Mayor of Live Oak, Steve Alvarado. Their conversation here:

Mandarin Rice Salad

Mandarin Rice Salad

California short grain brown rice is included in this savory recipe from the Rice Commissions Julie Cader. Learn more

Swan Bath

Tundra Swans are showing up in Sacramento Valley rice fields in large numbers. Leslie Morris captured this video of a swan cleaning up.

Why this Duck Hunter smiles

Why this Duck Hunter smiles

It’s hunting season in Sacramento Valley rice country. Rice Commission CEO Tim Johnson explains the excitement of this pursuit. Read his blog

Lobster Risotto

Lobster Risotto

Rich in flavor and quite a showcase for California Rice, Julie Cader shows how to make this mouthwatering dish. Get the recipe

Cultivating new consumers in Japan

Cultivating new consumers in Japan

Several efforts are underway to attract more California Rice consumers in Japan. Chris Crutchfield writes about a chef’s competition starring Sacramento Valley Calrose Rice. Read his blog

California Rice part of new Critical Conservation Area and we couldn’t be happier

California Rice part of new Critical Conservation Area and we couldn’t  be happier

The USDA includes the state’s rice fields as a critical conservation area. The CRC’s Paul Buttner comments on the importance of this news.
Read his blog

New: “An Environmentally Inappropriate Crop” – Sentiment far from the truth

New: “An Environmentally Inappropriate  Crop” – Sentiment far from the truth

The more people learn about California Rice fields, the greater their environmental benefits are understood. CEO Tim Johnson takes a historic look at changing views of rice farming. Read his blog

New: The impact of drought in the Sacramento Valley

New: The impact of drought  in the Sacramento Valley

Questions and answers about the expected impact of drought on farms, communities and the environment north of Sacramento.Find out more

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