American Commodity Company (ACC) is a full service handler and marketer of milled and paddy rice, including short and medium-grain rice from California as well as long-grain rice from the southern US rice production areas. With three state-of-the-art facilities located in the heart of the California rice country, we are one of the largest handlers of rice in Northern California.
The Northern California Water Association (NCWA) was formed in 1992 to present a unified voice to ensure that this region has water supplies to sustain these various purposes–both now and into the future.
USA Rice is the national advocate for all segments of the rice industry, conducting activities to influence government programs, developing and initiating programs to increase worldwide demand for U.S. rice, and providing other services to increase industry profitability for all industry segments.
The U.S. Rice Farmers is a coordinating body composed of rice producers and affiliated rice organizations with current representation from rice growing states throughout the U.S. The alliance monitors domestic legislative and regulatory issues that affect the U.S. rice industry and serves as liaison to the other commodity and industry organizations.
Founded in 1899, the Rice Millers’ Association is one of the oldest agricultural trade associations in America. RMA membership, which includes farmer-owned cooperatives and privately owned mills, represents virtually all of U.S. rice milling capacity with mill members located throughout rice growing states in the U.S.
Through the USA Rice Council, rice farmers and dues-paying mill members work together to steer the course for domestic and international programs, which are implemented through the USA Rice Federation. An award-winning domestic promotion program spearheads National Rice Month and other activities to increase rice use.
Rice is the most widely consumed grain in the world. In addition to feeding a third of the world’s population, rice impacts some facet of our lives every day. In California, there is a much larger story to tell than the simple story of growing rice varieties that are world-renowned.
The Rice Research Board’s purpose is to help assure the continuing competitiveness and prosperity of the California rice industry by soliciting, evaluating, funding and overseeing research projects and programs that address industry needs. The program operates under the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture in the State of California.