Waiting out the Rain

Grower Everett Willey comments on final preparation and timing for the start of fieldwork.


Everett WilleyEverett Willey is excited to be the fourth generation to work on his family’s rice farm in Sutter County. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno, where he received a degree in agricultural science. Working alongside his dad, Steven, Everett is learning what it means to be a conscientious employer and grower for the rice industry. During the winter months, he enjoys hunting and managing their small duck club.