Farmers busy picking tea leaves in Liuzhou

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Updated: 2021-02-21

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Farmers pick tea leaves in a tea garden in Buyang village, Sanjiang Dong autonomous county. [Photo by Gong Pukang/gxnews.com.cn]

Farmers were busy picking tea leaves on Feb 17 in a tea garden in Buyang village, Sanjiang Dong autonomous county, Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, with Rain Water - the second solar term of the year which signals an increase in rainfall and rise in temperature - set to begin the next day. 

Sanjiang Dong autonomous county now has around 200,000 mu (13,333 hectares) of tea gardens and the tea industry has become a major way for local residents to raise their income.

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A fresh tea leaf. [Photo by Gong Pukang/gxnews.com.cn]