‘Rice-enomics’ in a Drought

From an early age, George Tibbitts, a Colusa County farmer, has recognized the importance of cooperation between growers and researchers. Once George and his siblings bought out their old family farm, they implemented more modern practices and scientific innovation. In conjunction with the UC-supported Rice Experiment Station, George’s farm is now practicing sustainable rice farming. The key to this type of farming is water management, especially during the current drought. See what other type of modernization is happening on George’s farm, and how it is affecting the future of rice farming:

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