Farmers Wonder If Tree-Planting Subsidy Will Be Chopped Down
(Beijing) – Hundreds of millions of peasants are wondering whether to plant trees or crops on their farmland next year, as key government subsidies are set to expire.
Starting this year, subsidies to peasants for growing trees on their farmland – subsidies that have been around for almost 15 years – are scheduled to be phased out in the 25 provinces and regions involved. It is unclear whether the government will extend them.
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