Congratulations to the following newly elected members and alternates to the CRC Board of Directors.READ MORE
The deadline to apply for the 2023-25 Rice Leadership Development Program is Friday, September 9.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
Hundreds of growers and industry officials gathered today for the annual Rice Field Day at the California Rice Experiment Station (RES) in Biggs.READ MORE
The California Legislature has approved a first of its kind $75M drought relief grant program aimed at small ag businesses that support production agriculture. The program also allocates 20 percent of the funds for small or socially disadvantaged farmers.READ MORE
For those considering winter flooding this year, there are two programs that could provide financial assistance. Summaries are provided below; to find out more or to apply visit the California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation: calricewaterbirds.org
Applications must be submitted online and the deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6.
The 2023-25 Rice Leadership Development Program application process is still open with the deadline to submit your application September 9, 2022.READ MORE
This significant drought year has caused widespread impacts throughout the Sacramento Valley, taking a toll on our rural agricultural communities and our environment. The CRC has detailed those impacts felt by so many throughout rice country, and has compiled videos, podcasts, monthly updated statements and fact sheets for media on the calrice.org website Drought page.READ MORE
Completed ballots for the 2022/23 CRC Board elections must be postmarked by Monday, August 15, in order to be considered by CDFA. If you have not received your ballot, contact the CRC office at 916-387-2264 and we will provide you a duplicate.