Paddy Rice Farming in Maine: An Instructional Video

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2016: $14,632.00
Projected End Date: 10/31/2019
Grant Recipient: WIld Folk Farm
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Samuel Rooney
Wild Folk Farm
This instructional video focuses on rice production on a small scale human powered farm in Maine. The footage spans 5 years. Topics covered include water management, paddy creation, duck and azolla integration, rice cultivation, harvesting and processing. There is a special emphasis on the comparison of directly sown rice and transplanted rice in rice paddies.
Ben Rooney, Wild Folk Farm
David Nishizaki, Wild Folk Farm
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers; Consumers
This product is associated with the project "Viability of directly sown paddy rice"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.