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Agriculture in Nanyang

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2014-11-12

Agriculture in Nanyang
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In 2013, the area of food crops was 1,177,920 hectares (11.8 billion square meters), an increase of 1.4 percent compared to 2012. Among this, the area of wheat was 672,350 hectares, an increase of 0.5 percent from a year earlier; the area of cotton was 35,040 hectares, a decrease of 26.0 percent from a year earlier; the area of oil plants was 323,200 hectares, an increase of 1.0 percent from a year earlier; and the area of vegetables was 247,120 hectares, a decrease of 1.2 percent from a year earlier.

Agriculture in Nanyang
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The output of grain for the whole year was 6.17 million tons, an increase of 0.9 percent compared to the previous year; the cotton made up for 33,600 tons, a decrease of 24.9 percent; the oil plants 1,269.9 tons, an increase of 3.4 percent; vegetables 10.07 tons, an increase of 1.5 percent; meat 742,600 tons, an increase of 3.0 percent; poultry and eggs 341,000 tons, an increase of 1.6 percent; and milk production 257,200 tons, an increase of 0.1 percent.

Agriculture in Nanyang
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At the end of 2013, the total power of agricultural machinery was 13,078.5 KW, rising 4.4 percent from a year earlier; the number of agrimotor sets was 120,000, rising 28 percent; the agricultural vehicle was 74,800, rising 1.2 percent; fertilizer input had a net value of 871.2 tons, dropping 0.1 percent; and the rural power consumption was 1.99 billion KWH, rising 3.8 percent.

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