Wildlife Bonanza

There are so many different species in the rice fields right now using the habitat for nesting and feeding.

Mike DaddowMike Daddow Farming in Sutter and Yolo Counties, Mike is the fourth generation of his family to grow rice in California. His great grandfather served as an engineer in Natomas and is credited with helping lay out the irrigation system for the region. Mike graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with two Bachelor of Science Degrees. He and his wife Susan have three boys – Max, Sam and Alex – who all help out on the farm when they can. When he isn’t growing rice, Mike puts his pilot’s license to good use.