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How Rice is Planted in California: Breaking Ground!

For a rice farmer the seeding of rice is easy. You call the local crop-duster, inform him that the ground is ready and to please fly on the rice seed. The difficult part, which is time consuming, critical and taxing is preparing the ground--getting it ready for the rice seed to be flown on. In this video Matthew will give you an overview of how a California rice farmer prepares his rice fields for seeding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNRUoTh6Np0

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Matthew Sligar, producer of Rice Farming TV, is a third generation rice farmer in Butte County and was born and raised in Gridley.