Rice News

  • 24/7 Levee Patrol

    Grower Mike Daddow is helping watch for potential levee issues along the Sacramento River. Mike Daddow ~ Farming in Sutter and Yolo Counties, Mike is the fourth ...

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    Mike Daddow February 19, 2017 Mike Daddow 0 comments
  • A Recipe for Romance – Black Rice Pudding with Ouzo

    By Julie Cader Emperor’s rice or forbidden rice are luxurious-sounding names for this amazing black rice, an ancient grain that is known for a delicious roaste ...

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    California Rice Commission February 9, 2017 California Rice Commission 0 comments
  • So much of a good thing may not be great for California Rice this Spring

    By Tim Johnson By all accounts the rains this year have been epic – tracking to be one of the wettest years, not only in recent memory, but since they started ...

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    California Rice Commission February 2, 2017 California Rice Commission 0 comments
  • California Bird-watching

    Ornithologist David Allen Sibley talks about birds and their habitat in California. ...

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    California Rice Commission January 30, 2017 California Rice Commission 0 comments
  • Preparing the Seed

    Grower Josh Sheppard talks about how his family farm gets their seed rice ready. Josh Sheppard is proud to be part of the fourth generation of his family that h ...

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    Josh Sheppard January 30, 2017 Josh Sheppard 0 comments
  • Life on the Flyway

    A great part of being a rice farmer in the valley is wintering birds in your fields.Kim Gallagher is a multigenerational farmer in Colusa and Yolo Counties. As ...

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    January 23, 2017 Unknown 0 comments
  • Quest for the Vermillion Flycatcher

    By Jim Morris Our valley is teeming with wildlife, with hundreds of species, including millions of ducks and geese. Occasionally we get one-of-a-kind travelers, ...

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    California Rice Commission January 3, 2017 California Rice Commission 0 comments
  • Audubon’s Lincoln Area Christmas Bird Count marches on!

    By Paul ButtnerAnother Christmas… another full set of bird counts across the country. And several of them are right here in our backyard!There are approximat ...

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    California Rice Commission December 30, 2016 California Rice Commission 0 comments
  • By Lauren LaGrande After a long week of finals and an exciting Civil War win for the Oregon State Beavers, my friends and I headed home for winter break. Visions ...

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    Lauren LaGrande December 21, 2016 Lauren LaGrande 0 comments
  • Teamwork for the win

    By Jim Morris Barbeque ribs, Chicken Marsala, shrimp and homemade Mexican Chocolate cake were just a few of the dishes at Sean Doherty’s annual employee Christ ...

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    California Rice Commission December 19, 2016 California Rice Commission 0 comments