"If things are left as they are," remarked the person in charge of support for people wishing to begin agricultural work at a temporary worker dispatch agency, "Japan's fields and rice paddies are going to disappear one after the other.""IC012007", "2169805"
Under the objective of "cutting off Vietnam's food supply" and "eliminating potential hiding places," the US military dusted Agent Orange over rice fields, other cultivated lands, forests, and so forth for ten years beginning in 1961 -- resulting in the pollution of about 40% of South Vietnam.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2001年2月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT172022", "2547743"
In the agricultural villages, it used to be that people would leave their homes and go work in the fields while it was still dark.〔【出典】『日本人との結婚』（水瓜博子著）◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"YA18-088", "2365023"
This festival supposedly used bonfires to drive out evil objects that harm people and fields, and later the bonfires changed to lanterns.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1991年9月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT059003", "2531872"
Most of these farmers barely earn a living from just cultivating their farm land, since the fields are either in mountainous or arid areas〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2000年9月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT167038", "2405057"
more because it suited them well to send their milk into the town by so honest a carrier, and bide at home themselves to look after their gardens, their cows, their poultry, or their little fields.〔【出典】日英対訳文・対応付けデータ（独立行政法人情報通信研究機構）〕"_DOG01", "2595011"
The mines are scattered in rice paddies, fields, and mountains, killing or injuring thousands of men, women and children a year, and rendering large areas of land unfit for agriculture and development.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1998年5月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT139065", "2492469"
Based on the average time spent at the farm, this method can also be cheaper than the round trip taxi fare and much more fun, making it easier to take in the emerald green rice fields and the surrounding Japan Alps.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2008年10月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT264041", "2263993"