An egret wades through a rice field. The bird and the farmer both benefit from the interaction. USDA, NRCS/Courtesy photo
Rice farmer Jack De Witte talks with tractor driver Froilan Enriquez. De Witte has a 1,500-acre stretch of land in the Yolo Bypass. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Froilan Enriquez discs a rice field in the Yolo Bypass. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
The Yolo Basin is home to rice fields and shorebirds. The two benefit from each other. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo

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