Gaoqing county, Zibo city's only county along the Yellow River, is located at 37 degrees north latitude – regarded as being the best latitude for agriculture and as such, its geographical position and industrial infrastructure has attracted a large number of high-quality agricultural brands.
In recent years Suoyifan village, located in Zibo city in East China's Shandong province, has been on the fast-track to rural vitalization owing to its busy neighbor – the Swan Lake International Cittaslow Scenic Area along the Yellow River.
With an annual output value of 250 million yuan ($37.3 million), Chishang town – administered by Zibo city in East China's Shandong province – is the largest platycodon grandiflorum, or Chinese bellflower, production and processing base in China.
The harvest season is in full swing in Zibo's Yiyuan county, known for its forestry and fruit industry, with locals welcoming a bountiful autumn.
The Sanshuiyuan Eco-tourism Resort in the Boshan district of Zibo city – located in East China's Shandong province – is now in pristine condition after the development of a once barren mountain area.
Products from a local bee farm in Gaoqing county – administered by Zibo city in East China's Shandong province – are now attracting swarms of customers.
In recent years, Huantai county – administered by Zibo city in East China's Shandong province – has been ramping up efforts to promote its agricultural transformation and to develop new agriculture, so as to increase the incomes of locals and improve their lives.
On the slopes of Daiqing Mountain, Hedong village is something of a lush oasis with fruit trees, an established lotus pool and a coat of vegetation that covers the once gray mine site in the Linzi district of Zibo city, in East China's Shandong province.