Summer harvest called上海后花园the village of Xuzhua

Summer harvest called上海后花园the village of Xuzhua

China this year has had one of its best summer harvests in recent years, and an overall good harve

st of grain is likely for the whole year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Friday.上海后花园

Total grain production for the summer reached nearly 142 billion kilograms, an increase of 2.1 percent com

上海后花园品茶微信pared with last year and the same level as 2017, the year with a historically high summer yie

ld, said Wei Baigang, head of the development and planning department at the ministry.

Meanwhile, grain to be harvested in the fall is growing normally. The sprea上海后花园

d of the crop-eating fall armyworm, a species that entered China from Southeast Asia in Jan

上海后花园品茶微信uary, has decelerated, laying a foundation for an overall good harvest this year, he said.

Despite favorable signs, natural disasters such as drought and flooding, whic

h have seriously affected many areas, pose obstacles for a good fall harvest, which上海后花园

usually accounts for about 75 percent of the total grain production in China, Wei said.

上海后花园”The ministry will not spare any effort to protect crop production for the summer…. It will try its best to guide local au

thorities to prevent and control fall armyworms. It will work with related departments to closely watch fluctuations of d上海后花园品茶微信

rought and flooding, carry out emergency plans in a timely way in case of need and intensify oversight for im

上海后花园品茶微信plementation of disaster-relief measures to ensure another good harvest this year,” Wei said.

In addition to grains such as wheat and rice, production of other ma

jor agricultural products such as beef, mutto上海后花园n, aquatic products and milk also inc

reased in the first half of the year, resulting in adequate supply and stable prices, he said.

With increased agricultural production, China’s international trade in agricu

上海后花园品茶微信lture kept growing in the first half of the year. China imported 416 billion yuan ($60.5 b

illion) worth of agricultural products in the first five months and exported 208 billio

n yuan worth of agricultural products, an increase of 14 percent and 4 percent year-on-year, Wei said.

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