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Register now to secure Best Rates for the USA Rice Outlook Conference

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This year’s USA Rice Outlook Conference will be held December 8-10 in Little Rock, Arkansas. 

November 6 is the deadline to sign up to get the lowest rate for registration and hotel. Here is a link to find out more and to sign up.  

Conference topics will include robotics and artificial intelligence on the farm, e-commerce, conservation, food and farm trends, farm safety, data management, managing stress, and more. 

General conference questions can be directed at Jdavis@usarice.com of USA Rice at (703) 236-1447. 

For information on exhibiting or sponsoring, contact Jenni Bryant of USA Rice at (703) 236-1477. 

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CRC Board Nominations Underway

The CRC has a number of seats up for election for a three-year term on the board. Check your mailbox for the open seats and nomination form. You can nominate yourself or someone you believe would make a great board member. Forms are due back by July 15th

Didn’t receive a nomination form? Call 916-387-2264 and we will get one out to you.

Available Seats*District
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01District 2: Colusa County
13District 3: Glenn and Tehama counties, and counties north thereof
33District 4: Yuba and Sutter counties
33District 5: Sacramento, San Joaquin, Placer and Yolo counties, and counties south thereof

*No seats are open in Butte

NCWA’s Updated Water Year Outlook & Impacts

NCWA’s Updated Water Year Outlook & Impacts

The Northern California Water Association has released the most updated water year outlook, which includes a newly released economic impact report centered on Sacramento Valley rice country.

The study by the University of California, Davis details economic income losses to all crops in the region, with the rice industry facing more than $703 million in drought-related impacts, mainly to rice mills, dryers and suppliers.

This latest water year update also details urban conservation requirements and current groundwater levels.

Click here to view the full report.