Cooking time for black wild rice varies in length from 55 minutes for A grades to 45 minutes for black B grade. This black product accounts for about 13.5% of all processed whole grain wild rice sold.
The harvest in central Minnesota for 2011 is finished. This year's harvest was described in interviews as fair to poor due to higher water levels in particular during the spring, when the wild rice germinates. The harvested rice converted better than last year, and yields of 48% were reported. Please email us for more information.