The rice and wild rice industries are highly dynamic with growers, processors and marketers striving to provide the safest and most nutritious products available. Water is utilized sparingly and surprisingly efficiently compared with many other California crops. Environmentally, agricultural areas provide extensive habitat for birds and animal life, especially during the winter water foul migrations.
Please note the following links to several rice, wild rice and organic certification resources for environmental, production, product and market news and developments.
|California Rice Commission
|USA Rice Federation
|California Certified Organic Farmers
|Family-owned Goose Valley Ranch grows and markets the highest quality naturally grown and organic Wild Rice in America.
For links to USDA sites:
U.S. Department of Agriculture