Across China: Cropland 'nannies' bring Chinese farmers into modern era

Across China: Cropland 'nannies' bring Chinese farmers into modern era

The Straits Times - Asia·2021-03-27 15:02

YINCHUAN, NINGXIA (XINHUA) - This spring, Liu Xiaoping has hired a "nanny" to tend his three hectares of black wheat. This new helper - an experienced agricultural manager with government backing - has taken over almost all of the farm work.

Liu, 50, is a farmer in Tazhai Village, in the Shapotou District of Zhongwei City in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. He has spent many years toiling in the fields.

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