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CJ72 Rice Cultivation 稲作
SynopsisJA Rihoku is located North of Yamanashi Prefecture, an area good for growing tasty rice, because the mountain water from the Southern Alps.
Keyword: rice, farmer, Yamanashi, Rihoku
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