The Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China

05/27/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/26/2024 19:18

China's Henan gears up for massive wheat harvest

Reapers work in the wheat fields in Yindian Village in Runan County, Zhumadian City of central China's Henan Province, May 25, 2024. Henan Province is gearing up for a massive wheat harvest, with an estimated 85 million mu (approximately 5.67 million hectares) of wheat expected to be harvested around May 27, according to the province's agricultural department. This year, Henan has planned an extensive deployment of agricultural machinery to ensure a smooth and efficient harvest. A total of 4 million units of various types of agricultural machinery will be utilized. As of 5:00 PM on May 26, Henan has already successfully harvested 13.999 million mu (approximately 933,267 hectares) of wheat. [Photo/Xinhua] A farmer harvests wheat in the fields in Xiaodian Village in Wenqu Township, Dengzhou City of central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] A farmer checks wheat in the fields in Huangzhuang Village in Suixian County, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] A reaper works in the wheat fields in Huangzhuang Village in Suixian County, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] Farmers harvest wheat in the fields in Zhanglou Township in Runan County, Zhumadian City of central China's Henan Province, May 24, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] Farmers harvest wheat in the fields in Wulou Village in Shangshui County, Zhoukou City of central China's Henan Province, May 25, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] An aerial drone photo shows reapers working in the wheat fields in Suntiepu Township in Guangshan County, Xinyang City of central China's Henan Province, May 25, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] A reaper works in the wheat fields in Xiaodian Village in Wenqu Township, Dengzhou City of central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] A reaper works in the wheat fields in Naodian Village in Baofeng County, central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] A reaper works in the wheat fields in Xiaodian Village in Wenqu Township, Dengzhou City of central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] A reaper works in the wheat fields in Huangzhuang Village in Suixian County, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] A farmer harvests wheat in the fields in Beidingzhuang Village in Weishi County, Kaifeng City of central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] A drone photo shows a reaper working in the wheat fields in Xiezhuang Village in Zhengyang County, Zhumadian City of central China's Henan Province, May 24, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] An aerial drone photo shows farmers harvesting wheat in the fields in Beidingzhuang Village in Weishi County, Kaifeng City of central China's Henan Province, May 26, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua] Farmers harvest wheat in the fields in Wulou Village in Shangshui County, Zhoukou City of central China's Henan Province, May 25, 2024. [Photo/Xinhua]