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New CRC Annual Report is in the Mail

New CRC Annual Report is in the Mail

Our 2021 Annual Report, Navigating through Drought, has been printed and will be sent to all industry members in the coming days.

The report reviews the events of the past year, including challenges created by drought. It also looks ahead to future areas of focus. It outlines work in key areas, including water quality, crop protection, conservation, issues at the state and federal levels and public education, with a look at emerging issues faced by our industry.

This report showcases a small portion of the thousands of photographs we take each year of the people, places and wildlife that highlight our unique industry.

Click here to download the 2021 California Rice Commission Annual Report.

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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
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.