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For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-10-20/Xinjiang-cornfield-sets-national-record-for-per-hectare-production-UKj7qylxlK/index.html A high-yield demonstration field in Qitai County of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has again smashed the national corn harvest record. It produced over 24,948.75 kilograms of high-quality corn per hectare, according to agricultural experts and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. So far, more than 160 experimental demonstration bases have been established nationwide, producing nearly $2.99 billion in economic benefits.CGTN YouTube Channel
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Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in northwest China, is a vast region of deserts and mountains. It’s home to many ethnic minority groups, including the Turkic Uyghur people. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang, a legacy that can be seen in the traditional open-air bazaars of its oasis cities, Hotan and Kashgar.