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Eco-friendly farming system promoted in E China's Anhui

source:www.xinhuanet.cn release date:2017/09/20 hits:158

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Farmers work in a rice field of a family farm in Leqiao Township of Lujiang County, east China's Anhui Province, Sept. 18, 2017. A method of rice farming that relies on ducks to eat insects and weeds has been promoted in Lujiang County in recent years. It's an eco-friendly farming system, avoiding using toxic pesticides while also utilizing duck's droppings as fertilizer. (Xinhua/Zuo Xuechang)
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Farmers show ducks raised in a rice field of a family farm in Leqiao Township of Lujiang County, east China's Anhui Province, Sept. 18, 2017. (Xinhua/Zuo Xuechang)
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Farmers check the growth situation of ducks raised in a rice field of a family farm in Leqiao Township of Lujiang County, east China's Anhui Province, Sept. 18, 2017.(Xinhua/Zuo Xuechang)