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Two rice growing communities come together for an annual tradition.
The devastation caused by this drought has created never-before-seen challenges, especially for rice growers on the west side of the Sacramento Valley. The lack of water has altered the normal way of life for countless people and businesses in rural agriculture communities and has dried up the vital environment our wildlife relies on.
Drought threatens multigenerational businesses and countless people connected to the rice production workforce, each a link in the chain needed to grow, dry and mill California Rice. The lack of water is causing jobs to dry up, jeopardizing the future for small ag communities throughout the Sacramento Valley.