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Thai farmers turn to ducks to maintain rice fields

Guardian, 11 Sep 2020
This drone footage shows a farmer in Thailand's Nakhon Pathom province herding hundreds of ducks between rice fields, with the birds used as an alternative to pesticides. The ducks are used to manage the paddies by rooting out weeds, eating the pests that can damage the crops and fertilising the soil

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