The news comes from the agricultural department in Western Mountain District shows that the district has finished planting 18 thousand Mu green vegetables from the beginning of 2012 till now, with the total production volume of the green vegetable 40 million tons. If you come to study Mandarin Chinese in the city of Kunming, you might be told that the large amount of green vegetables is planted with the widely application of the modern technology and the biological pesticide as well as other effective management means. And one third of the green vegetables are sold to the far national and international markets.
Starting from the main city are of Kunming, you can arrive at Yangzhuangfang Village in Tuanjie Street Committee after travelling 20 kilometers. You can see the farm fields in the surrounding areas of the village are planted with large area of fruit chili, cabbage and Chinese yam and so on. This is the Western Mountain District green vegetables demonstrating zone with the goal of sampling the brand image and increasing the income of the farmers to build the green vegetables brand in Lengliang Mountain areas.
The group leader of Yangzhuangfang Village Li Shaocheng was busy with the farming work in his own farm field. According to his introduction, there are totally 103 families in the village and the farmland of 460 Mu is used to plant vegetables. Except for those who go out to work, there are 76 families and 300 people are planting vegetables. Some of the students who study in Chinese learning programs in Yunnan might be told that the farmers with the traditional planting ways have basically mastered the skills in planting vegetables after being trained by the relevant technicians since the year of 2000 when the village began to plant a large area of vegetables.
After several times trials and practice, the farmers gradually increase the production of the green vegetables. Du Honglian, the staff work in the agricultural department, the program of producing ten thousand Mu green vegetables in Western District has been proposed in the year of 2006. After the project was processed, the base area of the green vegetables planting in the whole district reached ten thousand Mu. To help the famers plant the green vegetables with high standards, the agricultural department has invited the relevant experts to instruct the planting techniques several years ago and train the planting skills of the farmers.