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Rolando Sanchez (front) is pictured here holding up hands full of Prairie Ronde Rice that are still in the husk. Standing behind him is his partner Beth James. The two operate James Farms and produce their unique variety of long grain rice. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

A multicultural rice blend

Dusty gravel roads off of main highways often lead to places that are like oases in the desert.


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