Spreading the charms of Japan to the world from Fukui



Harvest and boars


Life in Fukui

I did rice harvesting last Saturday.
I am a part-time farmer as many other farmers in Japan
and I usually do only desk work so the farm working is hard physically.
These photos are the rice fields just before harvest.
The electric fence is for wild boars.
Recently, wild boars have moved northward due to global warming
and have increased here in Fukui, too.
So it has become difficult to do farming without such a fence.
The present situation where humans fight boars over crops is sad.
If we were allowed to use guns like some other countries,
we would enjoy a pot of wild boar and hold a harvest festival...(K.A)