Fri, May 06, 2011
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Busy time of farming work begins

2011-05-06 13:19:23 GMT2011-05-06 21:19:23(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A farmer carries green pepers on the farmland in Baise of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 6, 2011. Friday is the beginning of summer in Chinese lunar calendar this year, which indicates the coming of the busy time of the farming work. (Xinhua/Wei Wanzhong)

Farmers carry seedlings on the farmland in Baise of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 6, 2011. Friday is the beginning of summer in Chinese lunar calendar this year, which indicates the coming of the busy time of the farming work. (Xinhua/Lin Bin)

A farmer carries seedlings on the farmland in Laibin of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 6, 2011. Friday is the beginning of summer in Chinese lunar calendar this year, which indicates the coming of the busy time of the farming work. (Xinhua/Chen Dongmei)

Farmers prepare to transplant rice seedlings on the farmland in Baise of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 6, 2011. Friday is the beginning of summer in Chinese lunar calendar this year, which indicates the coming of the busy time of the farming work. (Xinhua/Luo Zhiken)

Farmers working on the farmland in Nanning of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 6, 2011. Friday is the beginning of summer in Chinese lunar calendar this year, which indicates the coming of the busy time of the farming work. (Xinhua/Lu Boan)

Farmers poke holes on the mulch for the ventilation of the cotton seedlings on the farmland in north China's Tianjin Municipality, May 5, 2011. Friday is the beginning of summer in Chinese lunar calendar this year, which indicates the coming of the busy time of the farming work. (Xinhua/Ren Lihua)

Farmers working on the farmland in Haikou of south China's Hainan Province, May 6, 2011. Friday is the beginning of summer in Chinese lunar calendar this year, which indicates the coming of the busy time of the farming work. (Xinhua/Pan Huaqing)

Farmers were busy with farming works across China, May 6, 2011. Friday is the beginning of summer in Chinese lunar calendar this year, which indicates the coming of the busy time of the farming work.

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