A worker on an organic farm near Beijing. The government is encouraging the use of more natural fertilisers. Photo: Bloomberg A worker on an organic farm near Beijing. The government is encouraging the use of more natural fertilisers. Photo: Bloomberg
A worker on an organic farm near Beijing. The government is encouraging the use of more natural fertilisers. Photo: Bloomberg

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A worker on an organic farm near Beijing. The government is encouraging the use of more natural fertilisers. Photo: Bloomberg A worker on an organic farm near Beijing. The government is encouraging the use of more natural fertilisers. Photo: Bloomberg
A worker on an organic farm near Beijing. The government is encouraging the use of more natural fertilisers. Photo: Bloomberg
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