Rice Farming TV with Matthew Sligar - 5/29/2020

The Rice Farmer is back!

Matthew Sligar is a third generation California rice farmer, husband to a supportive wife, and daddy to an awesome daughter. He enjoys sharing his experiences – both in and out of the rice fields – via his series of creative, engaging, and informative video journals, “Rice Farming TV.” Don’t miss our weekly progress reports with Sligar, Fridays at 12 PM ET on Market Day Report.

In this segment, he gives the progress of his 2020 rice crop and an introduction to the California rice industry and his operation.

Get caught up on the 2020 growing season for Rice Farmer TV HERE.

To follow Matthew’s exploits elsewhere online, check out the following:

Agriculture Shows
From soil to harvest. Top Crop is an all-new series about four of the best farmers in the world—Dan Luepkes, of Oregan, Illinois; Cory Atley, of Cedarville, Ohio; Shelby Fite, of Jackson Center, Ohio; Russell Hedrick, of Hickory, North Carolina—reveals what it takes for them to make a profitable crop. It all starts with good soil, patience, and a strong planter setup.
Champions of Rural America is a half-hour dive into the legislative priorities for Rural America. Join us as we interview members of the Congressional Western Caucus to learn about efforts in Washington to preserve agriculture and tackles the most important topics in the ag industry on Champions of Rural America!
Farm Traveler is for people who want to connect with their food and those who grow it. Thanks to direct-to-consumer businesses, agritourism, and social media, it’s now easier than ever to learn how our food is made and support local farmers. Here on the Farm Traveler, we want to connect you with businesses offering direct-to-consumer products you can try at home, agritourism sites you can visit with your family, and exciting new technologies that are changing how your food is being grown.
Featuring members of Congress, federal and state officials, ag and food leaders, farmers, and roundtable panelists for debates and discussions.
Host Ben Bailey hops in the tractor cab, giving farmers 10 minutes to answer as many questions and grab as much cash as they can for their local FFA chapter.