Holding her bags, a woman waits her turn.
It takes a village to plant a rice field. China has one-eighth the arable land that the United States has. It also has 1,373+ million people while the…
Husband and wife haul just harvested rice home.
Rice is being planted. While, off in the distance, a pagoda reminds us of the sacrifices made by others.
This little village is where my mom lived for age 3 to 10.
In China, any farmer’s still use organic fertilizer in their rice paddies. However, 80% of farmers use chemical fertilizers because they can raise more crops in the same amount…
This woman follows the combine on the field. She cuts the grains which the combine can’t reach and throw it into the combine.
This combine reaps, winnow, and bags the rice.
A beautiful quiet country road.
The combine reaps, winnows, and bags the rice.
These farmers are preparing the bedding for raw rice. The soil comes from the bottom of the reservoir which is rich in nutrients. It is spread over dimpled…
Generally, from hill to hill the flat land in between is plowed. Then it takes a team of people to plant rice.
Drying rice requires a lot of space. Therefore, people use driveway, highway, or a parking lot for drying. The dried rice makes removing chaff easier.