Workers are lifting sugar cane. Photo by Wei Rongjun
China News Network Guangxi News December 25th (Wei Rongjun) On December 19th, Guangxi Fengtang Rong'an Sugar Co., Ltd. officially launched the new 2019/2020 pressing season. It is expected to import 190,000 tons of raw materials, driving more than 3300 in the county. Household sugarcane farmers increased their income.
Planting sugarcane is one of the main economic incomes of farmers in Rong'an, and it is also a pillar industry in the county. In recent years, in order to ensure the smooth development of sugarcane development, Rong'an County has continued to introduce policies to support the people in planting sugarcane. The subsidy of 900 yuan per mu for the conversion of sugarcane in defective forests, long-lasting crops, and eucalyptus trees, and sugarcane in other wastelands, paddy fields, and slopes. The subsidy also reached 600 yuan per mu. By vigorously supporting the sucrose industry, the area of high-yield and high-sugar raw material cane planting has been continuously expanded, helping the local poor to get rid of poverty and become rich as soon as possible. ,
Two workers are examining sugar cane. Photo by Wei Rongjun
Workers are driving machinery to load sugar cane. Photo by Wei Rongjun
It is understood that Rong'an County is one of the major sugarcane producing areas in Guangxi. The county uses the model of "company + base + poor households" to purchase sugarcane at a price. At present, the county's sugarcane planting area reaches 61,300 mu, and it is estimated that the raw material cane can reach 190,000 tons, and the output value exceeds 120 million yuan. (Finish)