Farm Life Terms: Zero Grade Rice Farming

 my boys in a zero grade rice field

my boys in a zero grade rice field

Zero Grade Rice Farming is the modern process of land and water conservation used to grow rice in fields that, no longer have levees throughout, but are precision leveled to give the farmer more efficient control of the water levels required for rice to develop.  Watch this short video clip and get to know Jim Whitaker from Whitaker Farms as he tells us why they use Zero Grade Rice Farming.