Louisiana Festival Mixes Rice Farming's Conservation Story With Birding

By Vicky Boyd, Editor, Rice Farming Magazine

As they prepared to head out to a South Louisiana ratoon rice field, Kris and Eddie Farrey from The Villages, Florida, were anxious to cross two things off their bucket list. “We were trying to find some new birds we hadn’t seen before, and the yellow rail was one of those,” says wife Kris.