- California Rice As the world’s most widely consumed grain, rice sustains about half of our population. It impacts some facet of our lives every day. California Rice plays a vital role in this cycle.
- Diversity California Rice supports our state’s rich and diverse history. Many cultures embrace the moist, sticky characteristics of California Rice, including those in Asia, the Mediterranean and portions of the Middle East.
- Cuisine California Rice is used in virtually every roll of sushi made in America. Our rice is the foundation of risotto, paella, rice bowls and many more dishes.
- Economy California Rice provides nearly 25,000 jobs and $1.8 billion to the state’s economy each year. Our industry helps sustain small communities throughout the Sacramento Valley and is the top export from the Port of West Sacramento.
- Environment California Ricelands are home to nearly 230 wildlife species. Critical link to the Pacific Flyway, our rice fields provide more than half of the food for millions of migrating ducks and geese each winter.
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What's New New photos- Perspectives on Agriculture
More than 500 business leaders gathered in Sacramento to learn more about the value and diversity of agriculture in the Sacramento Valley.View the photo album
- New photos- Spring Wildlife Audubon California's Monica Iglecia provides two photos of new life in Sacramento Valley rice fields. View the photos
- New Photo Album- Rice Seeding at sunset View dramatic images of airplanes flying seed over rice fields in the Pleasant Grove area. Brian Baer captured these images. View the album
- Rice Herbicide Brochure Growers can learn the latest information about stewardship practices for protecting water quality. Download Brochure
- Information on arsenic Find out more about this naturally occurring element found in many foods. Read more