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Farmers embrace bumper harvest at Shanghua Village, Guizhou


A farmer operates a harvester in rice fields at Shanghua Village, Gaoniang Township, Tianzhu County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, Sept. 2, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer operates a harvester in rice fields at Shanghua Village, Gaoniang Township, Tianzhu County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Sept. 2, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 22, 2020 shows a harvester operating in rice fields at Xinjiang Village, Longquan Township, Longhua District of Haikou City in south China's Hainan Province. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 22, 2020 shows a harvester operating in rice fields at Xinjiang Village, Longquan Township, Longhua District of Haikou City in south China’s Hainan Province. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

Farmers harvest rice at Jiache Village, Jiabang Township, Congjiang County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, Sept. 19, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Farmers harvest rice at Jiache Village, Jiabang Township, Congjiang County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Sept. 19, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 18, 2020 shows harvesters operating in rice fields at Jiangzhuang Village of Luanzhou City in north China's Hebei Province. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 18, 2020 shows harvesters operating in rice fields at Jiangzhuang Village of Luanzhou City in north China’s Hebei Province. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Aerial photo taken on June 12, 2020 shows farmers operating harvesters in wheat fields in Dafu Village, Xixindian Township, Botou City of north China's Hebei Province. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Aerial photo taken on June 12, 2020 shows farmers operating harvesters in wheat fields in Dafu Village, Xixindian Township, Botou City of north China’s Hebei Province. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

A farmer uses his phone as he monitors newly harvested wheat being loaded to his truck in Tangtou Township, Sinan County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 13, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer uses his phone as he monitors newly harvested wheat being loaded to his truck in Tangtou Township, Sinan County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, May 13, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 18, 2020 shows harvesters operating in rice fields at Jiangzhuang Village of Luanzhou City in north China's Hebei Province. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 18, 2020 shows harvesters operating in rice fields at Jiangzhuang Village of Luanzhou City in north China’s Hebei Province. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 21, 2020 shows farmers operating harvesters in rice fields in Pizhuang Township, Taierzhuang District, Zaozhuang City of east China's Shandong Province. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 21, 2020 shows farmers operating harvesters in rice fields in Pizhuang Township, Taierzhuang District, Zaozhuang City of east China’s Shandong Province. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)

A farmer harvests wheat at Wushi Village, Shaojiaqiao Township, Sinan County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 13, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer harvests wheat at Wushi Village, Shaojiaqiao Township, Sinan County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, May 13, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer displays newly harvested wheat at Wushi Village, Shaojiaqiao Township, Sinan County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 13, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer displays newly harvested wheat at Wushi Village, Shaojiaqiao Township, Sinan County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, May 13, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

An employee operates a harvester in rice fields at Xinjiang Village, Longquan Township, Longhua District of Haikou City in south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 22, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

An employee operates a harvester in rice fields at Xinjiang Village, Longquan Township, Longhua District of Haikou City in south China’s Hainan Province, Oct. 22, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

An employee operates a harvester in rice fields at Xinjiang Village, Longquan Township, Longhua District of Haikou City in south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 22, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

An employee operates a harvester in rice fields at Xinjiang Village, Longquan Township, Longhua District of Haikou City in south China’s Hainan Province, Oct. 22, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

A farmer harvests rice at Shanghua Village, Gaoniang Township, Tianzhu County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, Sept. 2, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer harvests rice at Shanghua Village, Gaoniang Township, Tianzhu County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Sept. 2, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer harvests wheat at Wushi Village, Shaojiaqiao Township, Sinan County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 13, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer harvests wheat at Wushi Village, Shaojiaqiao Township, Sinan County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, May 13, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Farmers harvest rice at Dangniu Village, Jiabang Township, Congjiang County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, Sept. 19, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Farmers harvest rice at Dangniu Village, Jiabang Township, Congjiang County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Sept. 19, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Villagers harvest wheat in Zoujiawa Village of Luanzhou City, north China's Hebei Province, June 18, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Villagers harvest wheat in Zoujiawa Village of Luanzhou City, north China’s Hebei Province, June 18, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 22, 2020 shows a harvester operating in rice fields at Xinjiang Village, Longquan Township, Longhua District of Haikou City in south China's Hainan Province. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 22, 2020 shows a harvester operating in rice fields at Xinjiang Village, Longquan Township, Longhua District of Haikou City in south China’s Hainan Province. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu)

A farmer harvests rice at Shanghua Village, Gaoniang Township, Tianzhu County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, Sept. 2, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

A farmer harvests rice at Shanghua Village, Gaoniang Township, Tianzhu County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Sept. 2, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 22, 2020 shows rice fields in Haibei Township, Lutai Economic Development Zone of Tangshan City in north China's Hebei Province. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 22, 2020 shows rice fields in Haibei Township, Lutai Economic Development Zone of Tangshan City in north China’s Hebei Province. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Farmers operate harvesters in wheat fields in Dafu Village, Xixindian Township, Botou City of north China's Hebei Province, June 12, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Farmers operate harvesters in wheat fields in Dafu Village, Xixindian Township, Botou City of north China’s Hebei Province, June 12, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Guo Bobo, a leading grain grower, airs just-harvested wheat in Guocang Township, Wenshang County of east China's Shandong Province, June 3, 2020. China's grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country's total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)

Guo Bobo, a leading grain grower, airs just-harvested wheat in Guocang Township, Wenshang County of east China’s Shandong Province, June 3, 2020. China’s grain output reached nearly 670 billion kg in 2020, up 5.65 billion kg, or 0.9 percent, from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the country’s total grain production has exceeded 650 billion kg. The bumper harvest comes despite disrupted farming as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has been held in check thanks to efforts to ensure the transportation of agricultural materials and strengthen farming management. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)

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