Shandong province is growing in both total planting area and output of summer grain this year thanks to easy access to agricultural technologies and help from better insurance for when farmers face natural disasters, according to the provincial department of agriculture and rural affairs.
Products from a local bee farm in Gaoqing county – administered by Zibo city in East China's Shandong province – are now attracting swarms of customers.
Along with two workers he employs from his village, Sun Zhenxing, 35, a farmer in Shouguang, Shandong province, operates four greenhouses that cover 4 hectares in total.
Qingzhou has been ramping up efforts to adopt new business models and technologies to boost the high-quality development of the local flower industry.
Shandong aims to cultivate 51,940 square kilometers of high-standard cropland by 2025 to keep total crop acreage and grain output stable.
Shandong province recently issued the Beautiful Shandong Construction Planning Outline, aiming to promote ecological civilization development, advance afforestation and improve the living environment in both urban and rural areas.
The Huanghetan Watermelon Festival kicked off in Jining's Liangshan county on June 17.