Photos: Ducklings lend hand to Japanese farmers

Photos: Ducklings lend hand to Japanese farmers

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ICHIKAWA, JAPAN - JULY 08: Two week old ducks swim in the newly planted rice field to eat insects and weeds at Ushio rice field on July 8, 2014 in Ichikawa, Japan. Rice farming using ducks to eliminate weeds and insects called 'Aigamo Method' is an eco-friendly alternative to chemical farming developed by Japanese farmer Takao Furuno in 1989. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

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Posted on July 8, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Two week old ducks swim in the newly planted rice field to eat insects and weeds at Ushio rice field on July 8, 2014 in Ichikawa, Japan.

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