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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:

The 1989 Rice Harvest!

The 1989 California rice harvest was one to remember. Early fall rains created poor cutting conditions and extended the harvest late into fall. The slow cutting and down rice reflects the harvest we had this...

Cutest Little Harvester You’ve Ever Seen!

The Almaco SPC-40 seed research plot combine cuts a trial field at the Rice Experiment Station in Biggs, CA. The experiment, lead by Farm Advisor Luis Espino of the University of California Cooperative Extension,...

12 Hours of Harvesting Rice!

Spend the day with me as rice harvest continues here in California. During the early morning I will perform the daily maintenance on the harvest combine (check oil, grease and clean), phone in for...

Rice Harvest in Virtual 360º Action!

The 2017 California rice harvest is presented to you in virtual 360º video! Time Stamps for you to skip around the video if you’d like: Start: Introduction to viewing 360º video. 01:42 Title Cards 02:00 Starting Engine 02:35 Leaving...

How To Harvest Lazy Rice!

In last week's episode of Rice Farming TV I explained why our rice is lazy. Now let's cover how to harvest lazy rice. This was the number one question so I thought I needed...

Lazy Rice!

California rice harvest is just ahead but this 2017 crop is extremely lazy! Lazy? It's almost all laying down due to, what I think, was high temperatures in the 100+ºF range. The rice plants...

Increase Yields by Eliminating Rotor Loss!

Can the Estes RPR Concave System stop rotor loss for California rice? Many farmers have tried aftermarket solutions to prevent rotor loss in their single rotor harvest combines. Could this be the cure that...

Cutest Baby Bird You’ve Ever Seen!

California birds and wildlife that roam the Sacramento Valley rice fields are always a welcome sight. I love running into birds like ducks, geese, tundra swans, owls and the great American Bittern. In this...

My New Autonomous Agriculture Drone!

This autonomous agriculture drone can spray herbicides and pesticides to any crops, but it's amazing seeing it over the rice fields. With a mobile base station and monitor you only need to select your...

Agriculture in the Classroom: How Rice is Grown!

The California rice production process is quite complicated but these kids are asking all the right questions. Through Learn About Ag: California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (CFAITC) I was put in contact...

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