Lankao’s Sweet Journey as a Pilot Honeydew Base
In 2016, researchers discovered during a field investigation that Lankao’s climate and soil were ideal for cultivating honeydew melons. After the establishment of a demonstration plot with an exceptional yield, the honeydew melon industry took root and developed rapidly in Lankao. Lankao’s honeydew has now become a Geographical Indication Product of the county, with continuous growth in sales. The rise of the melon industry has driven the integration of local agricultural, manufacturing and service industries, significantly increasing farmers’ incomes. Practice has proven that tapping into local resources is a critical factor in boosting the development of the agricultural industry and the advancement of rural revitalization.