In the midsummer, Xinzhuang village, Suixi County, Huaibei City, Anhui Province is bustling again, and there are endless tourists and merchants who buy flowers. Entering the greenhouse of the florist Chang Wanjie, the chrysanthemum blossoms, and the fragrance of flowers is blowing. "Our variety has a long flowering period, and southern merchants are all scrambling to get it!"
In just a few years, Chang Wanjie changed from a poor family to a leader in getting rich. He sighed: "industry helps the right person, and we have a good head to get rid of poverty. We really catch up with good policies."
In Xinzhuang village, more and more villagers have developed flower industry, 130 seedling greenhouses and more than 400 acres of fine flowers, which have lifted the village out of poverty and headed for a well-off life.
Choosing the right industry and turning "beauty" into productivity
"There are more people, less land and a single structure, and Xinzhuang village is the most short of industries to get rid of poverty." Wang cangqi, deputy director of the Huaibei CPPCC office and team leader of the village team, said that in 2017, when the CPPCC of Huaibei City paired up to help Xinzhuang village, the first problem was what industry to support.
After investigation and investigation, the team members found the "treasure" in the village: many people love to grow chrysanthemum in front of and behind their houses. Can "beauty" be turned into productivity?
Experts in the village to pulse, for the new village to develop flower industry planning. But the farmers heard that they would not grow crops and chrysanthemums, but they could not turn around for a while. "Flowers can't be eaten as food. What if they can't be sold? Who should I look for when I grow flowers in the greenhouse Liu Xiurong, a poor family member, confessed his worries at that time.
Policy guidance, leading by large enterprises and technical follow-up. Experts from Huaibei agricultural and rural Bureau went to the village again and again to send the technology to Tiantou. "Thanks to the help of the working team, we have mastered the new techniques of cutting and grafting." The village has developed 20 scale demonstration households.
With the demonstration drive, Liu Xiurong is down-to-earth. She transfers her 8 mu of land to large households and works in the flower base. She says, "earning money at home, paying rent, wages and dividends, the whole family can get rid of poverty steadily."
Liu Xiurong is not the only beneficiary. Last year, more than 4400 yuan of new businesses have been set up in the village.
Lengthen the chain, and the characteristic town will drum up the villagers' money
The flower industry of Xinzhuang village has taken a step. How to make the poverty alleviation industry bigger and stronger?
"It is necessary to extend the industrial chain and bring in the poor people, so that the poverty alleviation industries can be targeted and powerful, and become a strong support for high-quality poverty alleviation." Chen Wei, chairman of Huaibei Municipal Committee of the Chinese people's Political Consultative Conference.
Based on the industrial foundation of Xinzhuang village, the poverty alleviation team in the village raised 20 million yuan to establish a joint-stock economic cooperative in Xinzhuang village, build a chrysanthemum Town, and develop rural tourism such as flower appreciation, picking and sightseeing. A benefit chain of "characteristic town + cooperatives + farmers" has gradually formed.
Liu Qianhong, a villager, is very busy. "I opened a farmhouse. My house is a restaurant, and my wife is a chef. I didn't expect that local dishes are so popular that I can earn more than 300 yuan a day."
Zhang Li, a migrant worker, smelled the business opportunities and went back to her hometown to start a business. "In addition to appreciating flowers and eating, tourists also buy souvenirs. The daily turnover of my supermarket can reach 5000 yuan, which is no less than that in big cities."
Chrysanthemum varieties are also constantly updated. Xu Congliang, director of Huaibei agricultural and rural Bureau, said that in recent years, chrysanthemums in Xinzhuang village have developed from single ornamental to medicinal, edible and seasonal flowers, which has enhanced the market competitiveness.
Flower industry enriches Xinzhuang village. "Getting rid of poverty is only the first step. Better days are yet to come." Wang cangqi said that next, the village plans to consolidate the industrial foundation, build a whole industry chain integrating "appreciation, play, food, shopping and entertainment", and take the villagers to a well-off society!