January 2015

Farm Bill deadlines approaching

Farm Bill deadlines approaching

Growers are facing a number of important deadlines on the new farm bill:

  • February 27 – One-time Base Acre Reallocation and Yield Update
  • March 31 – Elect ARC or PLC
  • Mid-April – June 2015 ARC and PLC Sign Up

In the event that an election is not made, PLC will be assigned to the farm. READ MORE

New Website will amplify Sacramento Valley Communications

New Website will amplify Sacramento Valley Communications

The fourth year of drought will continue to pressure the amount of water available for farms in our region.  In response, we continue our joint communications work with the Northern California Water Association to convey to Legislators, media and other key audiences the value of agriculture for our economy, environment and small towns. READ MORE

Annual grower meetings kick off this week

Annual grower meetings kick off this week

The annual schedule of grower meetings starts tomorrow with the first of several UC Cooperative Extension Winter Meetings. You can reference meeting information and other industry related schedules from the California Rice Calendar. The grower meetings hosted by the registrants start in February.

We will continue to update the industry calendar throughout the year with the most up to date information regarding future meetings.

Know a College Student? CRC Summer Internship now open

Know a College Student? CRC Summer Internship now open

The CRC Summer Internship is an eight–week program designed to provide a practical understanding and hands on experience managing issues impacting production agriculture.The program is open to college juniors and seniors in agriculture, science, communications or management with a commitment to continue in the industry. READ MORE