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Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council

Also known as:
Minnesota Paddy Wild Rice Research and Promotion Council
Active dates:1974-

Stimulate, increase, and improve use of the commodity: provide funds to local, regional, national, or international organizations that promote use of the commodity or related products; provide funds to institutions that carry out research concerning the production, processing, and marketing of the commodity; and pursue any other programs that commodity producers determine to be in their interest and in the interest of the public welfare of Minnesota.


The Minnesota Paddy Wild Rice Research and Promotion Council was formed in 1974 to benefit growers of cultivated wild rice in Minnesota. In February 1992, the Council changed its name from the Minnesota Paddy Wild Rice Research and Promotion Council to the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council (MCWRC). 


7 members; 3-year terms.


The Library has the 1991/92 MCWRC Annual Report. 

See also: Department of Trade and Economic Development, MN Natural Wild Rice Promotion Advisory Council.

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1975-1988.
Record last updated: 02/25/2019

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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