California Rice is a Key Ingredient at Field Day Luncheon

Retired rice geneticists Carl Johnson, left, and Neil Rutger enjoyed socializing during lunchtime at the 2022 California Rice Field Day, recently held at the Rice Experiment Station in Biggs. Hundreds of people attended the 110th annual event that included research-field tours and concluded with the ever-popular luncheon. In photo at right, Colusa County rice grower Christine Wylie stands by the buffet that featured sushi prepared by Rawbar Restaurant of Chico. The menu also included cooked rice varieties developed at the station and served by Jenkins Family Catering of Richvale.