Tianshan News (Reported by correspondent Liu Hongwen and correspondent Chen Ling) On December 5, walked into the greenhouse of the pomegranate seed rural farmers professional cooperative in Yuerqi Village, Yuerqi Town, Keping County, Xinjiang, China. The dragon fruit is growing vigorously. Lemon The branches of the branches are covered with yellow orange lemons ... it makes people feel like they are in the Jiangnan garden.
"This year, our dragon fruit sold at a high price of 20 yuan per kilo, which is much higher than the average crop value." Speaking of this year's dragon fruit sales, the cooperative technician Luo Shiwen's joy is beyond words.
The pomegranate seed rural farmer cooperative is a multifunctional green ecological park that integrates green picking, precision poverty alleviation, leisure agriculture, rural tourism, and popular planting bases for young plant families. In 2018, the cooperative introduced pitaya suitable for the climate and soil conditions of Keping County through the South Fruit and North Seed Technology, and promoted the increase of farmers' income through the development of pitaya cultivation and picking and marketing industry chains.
This year, the dragon fruit planted by the cooperative has enjoyed a good harvest, not only attracting merchants to purchase it, but also selling it at high prices. The cultivation of characteristic crops has allowed the surrounding villagers to see the benefits brought by the characteristic cultivation, and they have followed suit. Using the idle land, they have built greenhouses and planted dragon fruit, spiced fruit, medicinal mulberry, and lemon to open the door to increase income and become rich.
In a greenhouse in Yuerqi Village, Yuerqi Township, the villager Maimati Slam was busy planting dragon fruit seedlings. He said, "I learned the technique of growing dragon fruit in the greenhouse while working in the cooperative. I also have extra land, so why not try to grow dragon fruit, so I bought dragon fruit seedlings and planted 1 acre of dragon fruit in the newly built greenhouse. "
Keping County is ... a poor county. In recent years, in order to speed up the poverty-stricken people's poverty alleviation and achieve rapid increase in income to become rich, the county encourages farmers to develop characteristic plantings, and in accordance with the county's soil conditions, timely plant some high economic value characteristics in the south Forest fruits and characteristic crops.
Kedong County Agricultural and Rural Bureau Deputy Director of the Agricultural Machinery Promotion Center Mingdong introduced that farmers who tasted the sweetness were enthusiastic about planting characteristic crops and forest fruits, which became a new way for farmers to increase their income and become rich. At present, in this county, farmers are planting characteristic crops such as dragon fruit, spiced fruit, mulberry, lemon, etc., and dragon fruit cultivation has initially formed mass production.
According to statistics, the county's characteristic planting has grown from a blank 2 years ago to 11 greenhouses today, with six or seven varieties, and an area of 14 acres.