Category: Environment & Farming

Farmers Behind Hinode Rice Harvest 2015

It is hot, dry, and dusty here in the Central Valley and the 2015 rice harvest is underway for Hinode. The growing season started with uncertainty as we all waited for water to be allocated across California last spring. But that didn’t curb the commitment…

Hinode Rice Fields Are Truly For The Birds

When you picture rice fields, you might think of small tiers of hand-planted stalks rising up a hillside in the Far East. But what you might NOT envision are rice fields right here in California that support a wide range of species that call these wetlands…

Farming Hinode Rice In California's Drought

Californians are working together to conserve water. At Hinode rice, we are in close contact with rice farmers, water districts, conservation groups and industry leaders to balance production with a reduction in water supply.