In the latest in his series on exotic and unusual harvesters, Nick Wigdahl looks at how rice is harvested. Rice is the world’s third largest crop after maize, sugar cane and wheat. However, unlike the other two, it isn’t used for biofuel and so is the most important solely-food source. A fifth of the world’s population relies on it as their basic food and 87% of the crop is grown in Asia. It is mainly an annual plant, except in […]