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Rice Farming in Vermont Integrated Duck Rice Farming - Duck Update

Erik Andrus experiments with new varieties of ducks. In addition to the Khaki Campbell, which are known as egg layers, he has introduced Muscovy which is a plumper bird. And the ducks are safe . . .

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Make Way for Ducklings
Make Way for Ducklings

Who can resist cuddly little ducklings swimming around in a rice paddy? Stay tuned for the upcoming series by Ken French documenting the innovative rice farming methods employed at Bound Brook Farm in Vergennes, VT.

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002 Monday, August 7, 2017
Ken French Rice Farming - Part One
Integrated Duck Rice Farming—Part One

Part one in a series about Integrated Duck Rice Farming in Vermont. Our friendly farmer, Erik Andrus, grows northern varieties of rice at Bound Brook Farm in Vergennes, Vermont that are suited to the New England climate. He uses ducks for pest management and weed control, resulting in a...Watch now »

003 Monday, August 7, 2017
Integrated Duck Rice Farming - Part Two
Duck-Rice Farming, Part Two

Part Two in a series about Integrated Duck Rice Farming in Vermont. Our friendly farmer, Erik Andrus, grows northern varieties of rice at Bound Brook Farm in Vergennes, Vermont that are suited to the New England climate. He uses ducks for pest management and weed control, resulting in a...Watch now »

004 Monday, September 4, 2017
Integrated Duck Rice Farming - Part Three
Duck-Rice Farming, Part Three

The final episode in our series about Integrated Duck Rice Farming in Vermont. Our friendly farmer, Erik Andrus, grows northern varieties of rice at Bound Brook Farm in Vergennes, Vermont that are suited to the New England climate. He uses ducks for pest management and weed control, resulting in...Watch now »

005 Monday, December 25, 2017
Integrated Duck Rice Farming - Duck Update

Erik Andrus experiments with new varieties of ducks. In addition to the Khaki Campbell, which are known as egg layers, he has introduced Muscovy which is a plumper bird. And the ducks are safe from predators now in their new "duck battlewagons" which are named after ships from the Napoleanic...Watch now »

006 Monday, August 26, 2019
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