Chinese President Xi Jinping's so-called agricultural police numbers 87,000 officers. They check that growers in China cultivate only government-approved crops. These often unprofitable crops like rice, soy, or corn are meant to boost self-sufficiency. It is strictly forbidden to plant products such as beans, melons, or pumpkins. The video below shows how the agricultural police operate.
Xi Jinping is hiring 87,000 agriculture police officers, and they're coming for Chinese farmers.
Farmers can only plant the crops the government approves.
Today officers arrest this family and destroy all their banana trees——the government wants this family to grow sugar cane. https://t.co/HznI3ifM8I pic.twitter.com/Zc0pfbIob3
— Songpinganq (@songpinganq) May 14, 2023