Farmers Rice Milling Company is committed to quality through timely service, technology, people, and diversification of its operations. Its commitment to the rice industry reaches beyond farming operations, drying and storage facilities, farm land leasing, and rice milling operations. It is also cognizant of energy conservation and environmental regulations, and their impact on the industry. The Milling Company's total hull production is burned and converted into electricity at the adjacent rice hull power plant. Generating its own electrical power and eliminating a historical liability in transporting, disposing, and handling of rice hulls is just another example of the mill's leadership and commitment to the rice industry.
Agrilectric Power, a division of The Powell Group, has been operating this unique 12.5 Megawatt power plant for fourteen years with an excellent operating record. In addition to this ongoing operation, Agrilectric Power is actively involved in the development of other projects utilizing this technology. A technology, which produces usable energy, steam, and electricity, in an efficient manner from rice hulls. These plants also produce an environmentally friendly ash, which is marketed for use in the steel industry as an insulator and as an environmental filtration aid.
For more information about Agrilectric Power, call us at (337) 433-0006 or visit our website by clicking here.