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Taedonggang Fruit Farm Expands Orchard Area
Pyongyang, July 28 (KCNA) -- The Taedonggang Combined Fruit Farm in Pyongyang has taken on a new look.

It, covering some 1,000 hectares, produces fruits in a scientific, modern and intensive way.

Over the past one year, the farm has built a new apple tree nursery of 50 hectares, combined fruit processing factory, pig farm, net factory and other modernly equipped facilities.

A drop irrigation system has been applied to orchards.

The nursery has based sapling cultivation on tissue culture.

The pig farm has a process of producing several thousand tons of organic fertilizers every year, making a ring-shaped cyclic production system available for fruit cultivation and stock raising.

The fruit farm also has modern dwelling houses and service facilities for its employees.

The farm project has been carried on in three stages from December 2008. It has needed rezoning of more than 1,000 hectares, digging of holes extending 2,800km, application of 120,000 tons of manure, installment of 360,000 concrete props, planting of millions of saplings and construction of a 140km-long road, 1,260 homes and public buildings.

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