Agriculture with Unique Characteristics

Shaoguan has advantageous agricultural production conditions and superior climate resources, with a per capita arable land ranking first in the province. There are six leading agricultural industries, including high-quality rice, vegetables, livestock and poultry  products, tobacco leaves, aquatic products and fruits. It is praised as the main producing area of orchid, tobacco leaves, Sanhua plum, Jiuxian peach, waxberry, loguat, water-chestnut, Ginkgo in China. At present, there are 13 national geographic indication protection products, more than 300 pollution-free agricultural products, green food and organic food, 111 provincial-level famous agricultural products, and 15 enterprises have been selected into the "vegetable basket" production base in the Greater Bay Area, and the provincial-level modern agricultural industrial park has achieved full coverage in the county.