President Xi Jinping has urged talented young people to contribute to the full vitalization of rural areas.
In October 2019, Xi said that more efforts should be made to allow sci-tech innovation to occur in rural areas.
In the vast countryside, "new farmers" who are literate, understand technology, and are good at business and management are rapidly emerging. With their hard work, wisdom and dedication, rural areas are turning more beautiful, and farmers are becoming richer.
Yang Jianbin, 21, debugs the power system of an agricultural machine at a
manufacturing enterprise in Yiyang, Hunan Province. (Photos: cpanet.cn)
Agricultural technicians check the growth of early rice seedlings at the
Huangnidong Agricultural Technology Intelligent Seedling Plant in
Jishui county, Ji'an, Jiangxi Province.
Xie Bangping (right), a major beekeeper, collects honey at the apiary in
Ningde, Fujian Province. Xie established a professional beekeeping
cooperative in 2017, attracting more than 60 farmers to join. More than
200 people have increased their income in this way.
A young employee promotes pomegranates through mobile phone live
broadcasts in Kizilsu Kirgiz autonomous prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur
Autonomous Region. To meet consumers' demand, talented young people are
promoting rural tourism and local specialties through mobile phone live
broadcasts in fields and small farmyards.
A formation of wheat harvesters and a grain transport team work together
in the high-standard farmland in Xiping county, Henan Province.
Agricultural technicians demonstrate the plant protection drone flying
operation in a wheat field for grain growers in Sanguan Community,
Chuzhou, Anhui Province. They also offer more training with the support
from local authorities.
(Compiled by Dong Feng)