Daily Archives: February 8, 2013

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  • Rice Threshing, posted 2013-02-08

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    Every year since 1976, my home town has hosted the Arkansas Rice Festival to celebrate the end of the harvest.  As part of the festival, each year a demonstration is held where rice is harvested and prepared for milling much as it was done in the first half of the 1900’s.  This includes cutting the rice with an old reaper and binding the cut rice into shocks; loading the shocks onto wagons for a trip to town, using pitchforks to […]

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