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Harvesting Rice by Hand

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photographer Rick Carlson.

Rice fields are harvested by hand in Vietnam using a sicle. The cut rice stalks are then fed into a portable threshing machine which separates the rice from the straw. Once threshing is done, the rice is bagged and taken to a local farmer who will have a small motorized mill in his home to clean and re-bag the rice.

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