This is the peak of the banana harvest season in Wuming County, Nanning. A multitude of farmers in the Xin Shengfeng banana plantation in Luowei Town, Wuming, recently rushed to wash, weigh, select, and package bananas. The price of bananas slowly warmed up this year, with the current purchase price climbing past 6 yuan [0.86 USD] per kg. The harvest of 3 thousand hectares of banana plantation in Luowei is expected to yield 700 million yuan [100 million USD].
The overall surface area devoted to banana plantation in Wuming reached 14,666 hectares this year, with an overall production value that could reach 3.5 billion yuan [500 million USD]. In 733 hectares of banana plantations also grow pumpkins which supplement the farmers' income.
The pumpkins in this area are well-known throughout China and attract visiting traders from Jiangsu and Guangdong. The pumpkins in Luowei are sweet and relatively large. They are quite popular in the market.