“Rotten leaf fertilizer” is popular in Southwest China

From the HAMA village of Ciying Town, the forest stretches to the sky along the rolling mountains. Under the dense forest, there are more than a foot thick fallen leaves. < / P > < p > nowadays, the fallen leaves soaked with rain and snow have become the raw materials of leaf rot fertilizer. At the edge of HAMA village, accompanied by the roaring sound of forklifts, Liu Jiangwei instructs workers to turn piles of sour rotten leaves into bags of rotten leaf fertilizer. < / P > < p > located in HAMA village, Qilin District, Qujing City, Yunnan Province, it is rooted on the top of the mountain. Due to the lack of core industries, the per capita annual income is only more than 2000 yuan. In 2017, the people’s Armed Forces Department of Qilin District paired up to help HAMA village. < / P > < p > high mountains, poor land, cold weather, freezing ground, strong wind These irresistible environmental factors have made the Yi people of hamazhai, who have been striving for progress for generations, fall into pessimism and disappointment again and again. Yang Gang, political commissar of the Ministry of people’s armed forces of Qilin District, was at a loss how to develop one or two industries with “low investment but high output” in line with local conditions. < / P > < p > by chance, Yang Gang found that there was a thick layer of leaves in the woodland outside HAMA village. This reminds him of the production of organic fertilizer. Yang Gang quickly contacted Liu Jiangwei, a local flower grower After on-the-spot investigation, Liu Jiangwei invested and built a small processing plant for rotten leaf fertilizer in hamazhai. < / P > < p > “the production of rotten leaf fertilizer is clean and environmentally friendly from fermentation, crushing to screening. At the same time, a lot of rotten leaves accumulated for many years are consumed, which reduces the pressure of forest protection and fire prevention. The most important thing is that the raw materials for production are under the dense forest. You can get them by hand. ” Fu Shikang, Secretary of Ciying town Party committee, said that the processing of rotten leaf fertilizer is a “zero cost” good industry. < / P > < p > “rotten leaf fertilizer processing industry has greatly increased the income of poor households. By the end of 2019, the per capita annual income of our village has reached 11200 yuan. ” Hamazhai village party general branch secretary Li Zhoujiang said. < / P > < p > the villagers in hamazhai often work in groups of two and rake into the forest. In one day, they can gather two carts of rotten leaves and make a profit of 240 yuan per capita. “Even in busy farming season, diligent villagers will find time to send a cart of rotten leaves.” Liu Jiangwei pointed to the vast forest outside the stockade and said that it provides a continuous stream of raw materials for the processing of rotten leaf fertilizer. At present, these fertilizers are quite popular in Yunnan, Guizhou and Sichuan. “Yangguang rose, the famous Hongti in Qujing, has mellow pulp and big and full grains after applying rotten leaf fertilizer. Now it is mainly exported to Europe, America and other countries.” Yang Gang said. Not long ago, Liu Jiangwei signed a long-term supply contract with a large blueberry production base in Qujing. In addition to mass marketing products to large enterprises, Liu Jiangwei also tried to sell fertilizer online to flower markets in Guangxi, Shandong and other places. < / P > < p > “the successful practice of poverty alleviation by the people’s Armed Forces Department of Qilin District enlightens us that poverty alleviation does not necessarily require huge investment, and industries are not necessarily” big “. Based on reality and adjusting measures to local conditions, it is the foundation of scientifically promoting poverty alleviation projects.” Wang Rong, director of Political Work Office of Qujing military division, said.