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Rice-duck system in the Philippines

Country Philippines
Year 2013
Copyright FAO/Roberto Sandoval

FAO and the Philippines Department of Agriculture are testing Rice-Duck Systems in the Bicol and CARAGA regions. Integrating ducks into rice fields can eliminate the need for fertilizers (duck manure can serve as fertilizer) and help control pests (by eating enemy insects) and weeds (duck feet movement prevents weed growth).