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CRC Board Nominations Underway

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Nominations for Commission board and alternate seats are now open. Any grower who produces rice is eligible to serve in a district. Nomination forms must be postmarked by July 15, 2020. If you need another form, contact Tim Johnson at tjohnson@calrice.org or call 916-387-2264.

Here are the seats that are open for the current election cycle:

Available SeatsDistrict
MemberAlternate
22District 1: Butte County
33District 2: Colusa County
12District 3: Glenn and Tehama counties, and counties north thereof
11District 4: Yuba and Sutter counties
00*District 5: Sacramento, San Joaquin, Placer and Yolo counties, and counties south thereof

Note: * the two open alternate seats in District 5 were filled at the June 10 Board meeting

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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
MemberAlternate
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.