An opening ceremony for the third "Hua Xiao Mei" strawberry picking season takes place in Huaxi district, Jan 14. [Photo/huaxi.gov.cn]
The third "Hua Xiao Mei" strawberry picking season began in Huaxi district of Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Jan 14, local media reported.
During the opening ceremony in Shizi Street, more-than 267 hectares of strawberries in the district were officially announced mature for picking. The picking season will last until April.
Speaking at the ceremony, Liu Chengjia, deputy Party secretary of the district, said that Huaxi invites people from all walks of life to enjoy a sightseeing tour and invest in the district.
Buckets of strawberries produced in Huaxi district [Photo/huaxi.gov.cn]
In recent years, Huaxi district has been trying to focus on controlled environmental agriculture and agricultural sightseeing as the pillar industries of modern agricultural development, constantly optimizing the planting structure and making innovations in business models.
It has been making efforts to strengthen marketing and promotion and build a green brand by stressing the high quality of Huaxi strawberries.