Rice Experiment Station


Recent Links
RES: Beyond 100 Years of Rice Breeding
California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation, Inc.
2013 Field Day Program
Centennial Booklet
2012 Independence Day Parade at Biggs, CA

CCRRF RES, The First Solar-Powered Rice Breeding Station in USA

     The Rice Experiment Station of the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation, Inc., has been generating electricity through its solar panels since December 30, 2011. To view the live solar energy generated and its equivalent savings in terms of gallons of gas saved or tons or CO2 not emitted, please click this link.

Solar panels on the south side of the Rice Experiment Station
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Aerial view of the Rice Experiment Station, August 2012 (left photo). Field tour of rice plots and rows during the Field Day, August 29, 2012 (photo above).
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The 2013 Annual Report is available.

Jeffrey Oster, rice pathologist of the Rice Experiment Station, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Rice Technical Working Group during its meeting at New Orleans last February 20, 2014.