Chinese farmers gain benefits from integrated rice-duck farming system

Integrated rice-duck farming system

Chinese farmers have adopted the integrated rice-duck farming system that provides cost-effective solutions to reduce the needs to purchase chemical pesticide and manual weeding of rice fields. The said method has acquired benefits and positive outcomes as it allows farmers to produce high-quality organic rice at a cheaper cost, the protein-rich meat of ducks as it continually feeds on insects and weeds, aerobic decomposition of organic soil, and reduces effects of climate change.

Source: George Mbakaya, Standard Digital | Photo by Yeu Rodvall, Pixabay

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