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CA Rice Industry Award Winner Announced at Annual Rice Field Day

CA Rice Industry Award Winner Announced at Annual Rice Field Day

Hundreds of growers and industry officials gathered in Biggs today for the annual Rice Field Day event at the California Rice Experiment Station (RES).

This year’s 2023 California Rice Industry Award winner, Director of Research & Technology for Colusa County Farm Supply, Jim F. Cook.

This year’s 2023 California Rice Industry Award winner was recognized for his commitment to improving California rice production, Director of Research & Technology for Colusa County Farm Supply, Jim F. Cook.

In addition to his accomplishments and dedicated service to rice growers, Jim was commended by many for his passion for agriculture, enthusiastic spirit, and desire to bring people together.

 Congratulations Jim!

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CRC Referendum Ballots Out

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