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October 18, 2018

How Rice is Grown

The ‘How Rice is Grown’ episode list for Rice Farming TV.

Check out the ‘How Rice is Grown’ episodes of Rice Farming TV that include everything about the production process of rice in California. Watch how rice is grown from planting to harvest:

It’s Raining Rice Seeds!

Let the rice production begin! The rice fields are completely prepared after the tractors have worked the ground and applied fertilizer. Water flowed into the fields and across the ground. Now it's time to...

Pops Finds a New Pet!

As we continue to prepare the rice fields for flooding and flying on the seed--we finish by grabbing scoops of dirt with the vintage Massey Ferguson front-loader. When front loading and moving dirt you...

14 Hours of Planting Rice!

Before the tractor work started and life got busy, I thought I would be able to depict each process of planting rice. This is chiseling. Here is discing and here is land-planing. I was...

Burning the Winter Away!

The rice fields here in California are saturated again after these rains in the first week of April. The tractors and equipment used for planting are all ready to go. Now we're just waiting...

Farm Hats!

The many hats I wear as a rice farmer. These hats are figurative and represent the various skills needed to be an excellent farmer. The different hats a farmer wears also extend off the...

How Rice is Planted in California: Breaking Ground!

Planting rice in California is easy. What I mean is that the seeding of rice is easy. You call the local crop-duster, tell him the ground is ready and to fly on the rice...

Why I LOVE Vlogging!

The tractors are all ready to start planting rice but now we need to start working on the implements. We will begin with our pull-chisels by changing the worn chisel teeth. Also we visit...

Engine Oil on Steel Canvas!

Now that the rice fields are draining we need to prepare the equipment. We start with our tractors by changing the engine oil as well as replacing the oil filters and fuel filters. The...

Draining the Winter Away!

Now it's critical to get the winter water off the rice fields. The rice straw has had plenty of time to decompose so now we pull drains in order to assist in a rapid...

Making a Splash for California Rice!

Back from Brazil and into the rice fields! We need to remove the water from the fields now that the rice straw has had time to decompose. It's important to dry the fields quickly...

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