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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:

Rice Farming TV’s Mission Statement!

Rice production in the United States requires a lot of hard work, good science and ideal weather. All this allows high yields after growing season and a delicious product after the harvest. Follow the...

260 Million Pounds of Rice to Dry!

In my California harvest 2016 episode (11) we followed the journey of freshly cut rice from the field to the drier. Now, watch how the rice is dried down to storage moisture (15%) and...

Rice: The Environmental Crop!

The 2016 California Rice Harvest is over and our winter break is approaching! First we need to prepare the rice fields for the winter months by chopping and discing the straw so that we...

Stay Harvesting Rice!

The 2016 California Rice Harvest depends on a smooth operation in order to finish in a timely manner. To keep the harvesters cutting rice a daily maintenance of the machines and equipment must be...

The Mile High Surprise!

This weekend's rain forces us to take a break from the 2016 rice harvest--our first break in several weeks. Unfortunately months ago Clara booked, for herself and Elena, a flight to St. Louis, MO...

How Rice is Harvested in California!

California Rice harvest 2016 has begun and the harvesting will not stop until the rice is in the barn! Take a high-definition, up close look at the total process of harvesting rice. A complete...

The Difference Between Brown Rice & White Rice!

 I get this question a lot: what's the difference between brown rice and white rice? The answer is, in short, nutrition--and that's based on the amount the rice kernel has been processed. In this...

The Wives of Rice Farmers!

With the 2016 Rice Harvest well underway it's time to give credit to the most important support system a farmer has...his wife (her husband) or significant other. Without such support a healthy lifestyle would...

Talk to the Hand Sample!

 With Rice Harvest nearing a farmer can gauge whether or not the crop is ready to be cut by taking a hand sample. Rice needs to be collected, stripped from the plant and taken...

Harvest Equipment, Check!

 As the rice fields are draining we have completed working on our harvest equipment. The combines, bank-outs, trucks and trailers are all ready to start cutting rice. It's going to be a smooth 2016...

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The 2016 rice harvest is over, the fields have been chopped, disc and mowed--the straw ready for winter decomposition. The harvest equipment, mainly the...