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The Golden Season for Harvesting


Autumn, the golden season, brings a good harvest to the Chinese farmers and fishermen this year. They have been busy harvesting corns, cotton, fruits, crabs and other products. China is likely to see growth in grain output for the ninth consecutive year in 2012 with a bumper harvest expected for autumn grain crops, the country's agricultural minister said. China's autonomous regions also witness a bumper harvest. According to the local authorities, the grain output in Inner Mongolia is expected to exceed 25 billion kilograms this year. As a local agricultural specialty, hot pepper in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has received a bumper harvest recently, expecting to sell well among tourists. Local farmers in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region are busy picking up cotton. More than 500,000 immigrant workers swarm into Xinjiang to rake in revenues by picking up cotton during this havest season. A large harvester works in the field of highland barley in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Modern agricultural machines are used on a large scale in Bailang County for autumn harvest. According to the local authorities, the grain output in Inner Mongolia is expected to exceed 25 billion kilograms this year.

harvest in the agriculture
       
       
harvest in the fishery
       
harvest for the ethic groups
       
       
use of machinery in the harvest