Rice – Duck – Azolla – Fish Cultivation: An Example of Sustainable Farming – Foolish Family Farm

Image result for Dr Takao FurunoThe Japanese farmer and entrepreneur Dr Takao Furuno has developed rice-duck-Azolla-loach cultivation as an integrated bio-system which eliminates the need for fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides by incorporating duck-raising into organic rice cultivation.

His methods are documented in his book “The Power of Duck”. The approach is now being replicated with substantial success all over south-east Asia as an effective way to boost farmers’ incomes, reduce environmental impa….

Source: Rice – Duck – Azolla – Fish Cultivation: An Example of Sustainable Farming – Foolish Family Farm

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