Industry News

Certified or Enrolled Seed required in 2019

A reminder that, in order to control weedy rice, all rice acres must be planted with seed enrolled in a California Crop Improvement Association (CCIA) certification or quality assurance program beginning in 2019. This regulation, supported by the industry, was adopted in 2017 and provided for the limited use of farm-saved seed for two years until all seed could be enrolled in a program. READ MORE

First CRC Salmon Project begins

First CRC Salmon Project begins

California Rice has assembled a strong coalition of scientists and project funding organizations to initiate a $1.4 million pilot project on salmon. We will test and refine rice field practices in hopes of someday using them to help struggling salmon populations. READ MORE

2018 Legislative Session Wrap Up

2018 Legislative Session Wrap Up

Winter Flooding Bill Passes!

After two years of intensive work in the State Capitol, we are pleased to announce that AB 2348 (Aguiar-Curry), our bill to establish a new Ricelands Winter-flooding Habitat Program, has passed READ MORE

Industry Photo Library updated

Industry Photo Library updated

We have added 15 new photos to the photo library available to industry members. The more than 100 photos provided are a mix of landscapes, environmental scenes and shots of various stages of rice, from planting through harvest.  Please credit the “California Rice Commission” for any images used. READ MORE