wild rice http://wxpr.org en Sparse Season For Lac du Flambeau Wild Rice http://wxpr.org/post/sparse-season-lac-du-flambeau-wild-rice <p>Wild rice production looks below average in the Lac du Flambeau reservation area. &nbsp;</p><p>Scott Smith and the other two wild rice chiefs for the Lac du Flambeau reservation check lakes daily to monitor the rice as it ripens.&nbsp; Smith says the peak of the harvest has probably already passed.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“Usually 5 to 10 percent ripens per day.&nbsp; So there are a few lakes left that still have rice – where it’s more dense, they still have rice to harvest.”</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 23:08:04 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7715 at http://wxpr.org Sparse Season For Lac du Flambeau Wild Rice Wild Rice Season Set to Open http://wxpr.org/post/wild-rice-season-set-open <p>Wild rice season is set to begin in Northern Wisconsin.&nbsp; Manoomin, the traditional food of the Ojibwe nations, typically ripens around Labor Day. &nbsp;But&nbsp;harvesters may need extra patience this year.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:22:06 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7176 at http://wxpr.org Wild Rice Season Set to Open