Agriculture & Critical Wildlife Habitat

Rancho Esquon is a 9,000 acre ranch located in Butte County, California, near the town of Durham. It currently consists of 4,300 acres of medium grain rice, 800 acres of almonds, 2,000 acres of cattle grazing, and 900 acres of wetland habitat. Storage and housing make up the balance of acreage.

The Ranch has 48 deep water wells and water rights from Butte Creek for its water supply. All of the rice grown on the ranch is dried in our on-site drying/storage facility. Rancho Esquon also offers commercial drying for off-site growers. Our drying facility can dry and store approx. 600,000 cwt per year.