Guangyuan primary industry
In 2018, the annual grain sown area in Guangyuan City was 311300 hectares, down 0.5% from the previous year. The total grain output was 1.5641 million tons, down 0.4%. Among them, the grain output in spring decreased by 0.7% to 384900 tons, and that in spring to 1179200 tons, down 0.4%. Oil production was 253600 tons, an increase of 1.6%.
The total output of meat in the whole year was 323900 tons, an increase of 2.7%. Among them, the output of pork was 263300 tons, an increase of 3.0%. 3.66 million live pigs, up 1.4%; 79100 cattle, up 2.8%; 558400 sheep, down 0.9%; 20.4978 million poultry, up 3.0%.
In the whole year, 24313 hectares of afforestation were completed, including 9041 hectares. At the end of the year, the forest coverage rate was 56.81%, 0.63 percentage points higher than that of the previous year.
In the whole year, the effective irrigation area of new farmland was 2.09 thousand hectares, the improved irrigation area was 2.08 thousand hectares, the development of water-saving irrigation area was 2.37 thousand hectares, and the area of comprehensive control of soil and water loss was 31.28 thousand hectares. By the end of the year, the total power of agricultural machinery was 2.8479 million kilowatts, an increase of 1.8%. The amount of chemical fertilizer (converted into net) was 103100 tons, decreased by 4.0%.
On February 26, 2020, Chaotian walnut superior area with Chinese characteristics in Guangyuan City, Sichuan Province, was identified as the third batch of agricultural products with Chinese characteristics.