It’s not just corn, sugar beets and soybeans that are being harvested now across the region. Wild rice is also being harvested. Dusty Roy with White Earth Natural Resources talks about this year’s harvest.
Roy says harvesting wild rice is a tough job.
Roy says while there are many old-timers who are harvesting wild rice, he’s also seeing the younger generation getting involved in ricing and he thanks the local schools for leading that effort.