Don Bransford formed Bransford Farms with his wife and partner Diane in 1980. In addition to managing their diversified farming operation they remain active in their community of Colusa, California with Don serving on the Board of Trustees and Governing Board of the Colusa Unified School District and on the Board of the Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District.

In addition to growing rice, almonds and prunes in the Sacramento Valley for more than 30 years Don is the past Chairman of the California Rice Commission, the California Rice Producers' Group and the Northern California Water Association. He was also appointed to the State Board of Food and Agriculture, the Bay Delta Advisory Council of CALFED and to the State of California, Governor's Advisory Drought Planning Panel. He was named the USA Rice Federation's Rice Farmer of the Year in 1999 and awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in the U.S. rice industry in 2005. In 2005 he was also recognized by the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation for distinguished contributions to the advancement of the California rice industry.

Doing business with Bransford Farms gives you access to other California farmers as well. If we can't help you we'll do our best to assist you in finding someone who can.

Contact Information:
Donald R. Bransford, President
PO Box 809 Colusa, CA 95932
Phone: 530-304-7768 Fax: 530-458-4715