California produces a major portion of the rice that’s grown in America. This meets a growing demand for the grain in not only domestic use, but in meeting the needs for rice sold overseas. The Montna family has been growing rice in the Sacramento Valley for generations. The Montna rice fields also provide an important watershed for birds in the region.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 24, 2014, via ducks.org
Al Montna, of Yuba City, California, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.’s national board of directors during the organization’s annual convention held recently in St. Louis.
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California Rice News, June 2014, Volume 15, Number 4
Often times when we see Agriculture in an urban setting it is in the form of farmers’ market or a farm-to-fork event trumpeting the virtues of local agriculture. Once in awhile agriculture will be mentioned as being great for exports but that’s about it. Read the full article here: The Sacramento Region Embraces Production Ag
California Rice News, March 2014, Volume 15, Number 3
Congratulations to Jon Munger of Montna Farms, who has been named to the 2014 Rice Leadership Development Program. Read more here:
Californian named to new Rice Leadership Class
2013 Ducks Unlimited Annual Report DU Article-Rice for Ducks and People
Ducks and rice have been linked for centuries , and as far as rice farmer Al Montna is concerned, that bond will remain strong.
Ian Schwartz, CBS Sacramento, May 1, 2014
SUTTER COUNTY (CBS13) – For months farmers have only been able to guess how the drought would affect them, but this year’s planting season brings bad news. Not only are the crops hit hard, other businesses are feeling the pain. (more…)