In pics: busy spring farming season in Shandong
(chinadaily.com.cn)|Updated : 2020-03-06
Shandong, a province known for its excellent agriculture, is gradually resuming farming work across the province.
March 5 marked the start of the solar term known as the Awakening of Insects, an important time for spring farming, according to the traditional Chinese calendar that divides the solar cycle into 24 periods.
Villagers make use of farming machinery in Bozi village, Penglai, East China’s Shandong province on March 5, 2020. [Photo by Yu Liangyi/Xinhua]
An aerial photo taken on March 5 shows a villager sowing seeds at a family farm in Zhuji village of Jiaozhou, East China’s Shandong province. [Photo by Wang Zhaomai/Xinhua]
A farmer drives a tractor to plough the land in Chiping district of Liaocheng, Shandong province on March 5. [Photo/dzwww.com]
Villagers plant cabbage in Xinghuliu village in Chiping district, Liaocheng on March 5. [Photo/dzwww.com]
An aerial photo taken on March 5 shows farmers working in the fields in Liaocheng, East China’s Shandong province. [Photo/dzwww.com]
A farmer works in a smart greenhouse which plants cherry tomatoes vertically in Liaocheng, Shandong province on March 4. [Photo/dzwww.com]
A farmer weeds a cornfield in Houlou village in Liaocheng, East China’s Shandong province. [Photo/dzwww.com]