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Basic Information of Agriculture
From:衡阳新闻网 | Date Add in:2017-11-25 12:28:07 [A  A]
 
 
 
 

 
Hengyang Prefecture sits in southeast of Hunan Province, the city is the middle reaches of Xiangjiang River. This prefecture has 5 counties and two subordinate cities. Hengyang belongs to sub-tropical area with warm and wet climate, characterized by mild weather with distinct seasonal change. Hengyang’s agreeable weather results in its high crop-productivity. The yearly average temperature is 18℃, and the yearly average rainfall is 1600mm or so. Good weather plus ample rainfall make Hengyang a key commodity producing base for fine rice, hogs, rape oil and the like which enjoy a long reputation both at home and abroad. This area is an indispensible zone of national bases for marketable grains, hogs and cooking oil and therefore dubbed as “Land of Milk”, and “Barn of Jiangnan”. The yearly grain output of the prefecture is over 3 billion kilograms, and more than 3.5 million hogs hit the food market each year. In the last few years, led by Hengyang Municipal Committee and Municipal Government, Hengyang people have exerted great efforts to tap potential of agriculture on this land. So far, the fund invested adds up to over ¥500 million; people have got badland-turned farming fields 250,000 mu; forest and fruit plantation 350,000 mu; have reformed low-productivity land 1.5 million mu; have improved irrigation condition for 1.1 million mu. Hengyang’s agricultural means’ marketable rate and added value is augmenting by 110%. There are a wide range of special local products like binlang taro; Changning’s tea-seed oil, tuberless ginger; Hengyang’s lotus seeds; Hengdong’s straw mat; Hengshan’s tea. Most of the above-mentioned products are big welcomes both to local consumers and outside purchasers.
 

 

 
Hengyang has a wide range of special local products like Qidong’s citron daylily,binlang taro; Changning’s tea-seed oil, tuberless ginger; Hengyang’s lotus seeds; Hengdong’s straw mat; Hengshan’s tea, Jinyan-brand fine rice, long-lasting-flavor ginger tea, pigeons for meat. Most of the above-mentioned products are big welcomes both to local consumers and outside purchasers.
 

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