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Interesting Uses of Rice Hull at Home and in the Garden

A vivid memory of my elementary years was the time my classmates and I used to get rice hull from a nearby rice mill. We grouped ourselves by twos and each of the pair would hold each of the ends of the sack that contained rice hull and we would put them in our “green house” compound for composting. Rice hull, or rice husk, is the yellowish lightweight covering of rice and is a byproduct of the milling process. The Philippines produces large quantities of rice hull because rice  ...

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