Sustainability Award Nomination Deadline Approaches

Sandhill cranes, gather in flooded rice field after harvest, M. Wurlitzer photo
Rice stubble sustains sandhill cranes in California (photo by Mary Wurlitzer)
Oct 23, 2020
MEMPHIS, TN – Only one week remains to nominate someone you know from the U.S. rice industry who has a history of advancing sustainability through innovative practices and demonstrated leadership for this year’s USA Rice Sustainability Award.
“We are looking for men and women and companies who embody sustainability by their actions and who are willing to share their vision of the future and commitment to the environment and help others follow in their footsteps,” said Jennifer James, an Arkansas rice farmer and chair of the USA Rice Sustainability Committee.
The award committee is accepting nominations through next Friday, October 30, and the awardee will be announced in December.
Go here for more information and an application form.