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Reminder to Apply for Rice Leadership Development Program

Reminder to Apply for Rice Leadership Development Program

The 2023-25 Rice Leadership Development Program application process is still open with the deadline to submit your application September 9, 2022.

Application details can be found here.

The Rice Leadership Development Program is focused on building future rice leaders, providing personal development, sharpening communication skills and gives a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the rice industry. 

The two-year program gives class members a chance to learn through firsthand observation, seminars, and workshops.

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USDA Undersecretary Bonnie gets Firsthand Look at Drought Impacts Across Sac Valley’s Rice Country

USDA Undersecretary Bonnie gets Firsthand Look at Drought Impacts Across Sac Valley’s Rice Country

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Undersecretary Robert Bonnie, along with California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross, Jeff Yasui with USDA/RMA and Carlos Suarez with the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) spent the day on a tour of the Sacramento Valley co-hosted by the CRC and NCWA. They heard from biologists and conservationists on environmental impacts due to drought as well as met with local businesses that are key in California’s rice production process.

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