Lotus flowers brighten Dongjiao agricultural demonstration zone
With summer in full swing, lotus flowers have begun blossoming in Xuzhou village of Dongjiao country, Xiangxiang, Hunan province. The lotus scenery is an important project of the Dongjiao agricultural demonstration zone. Lotuses flower from June to September. [Photo/WeChat account: zgxxwz]
The Dongjiao agricultural demonstration zone includes nine villages, Daqiao, Shizhu, Changfeng, Sanxiang, Huating, Xuzhou, Hengzhou, Wangxing and Yangshu, covering 57,000 mu (about 38 square kilometers). Ten agricultural companies have been introduced into the zone, with an investment of more than 290 million yuan ($42.51 million). The zone develops industries such as ecological agriculture, protected agriculture, recreational agriculture, and agricultural products’ processing and logistics, forming a complete industrial chain of integration and development of primary, secondary and tertiary industries.