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Andong International Mask Dance Festival

Agriculture

Gyeongsangbuk-do is a center of agriculture, with 18.0% of the total population engaged in the agricultural business. Based on the natural environment and its biological resources, it produces rice, apples, melons, and grapes and is preparing to face the international environmental demands, the needs of WTO/DDA, and the FTA.

Agricultural Areas: 276,233 ha

  • Patty fields: 141,005 ha
  • Dry fields: 135,228 ha

Agricultural Area Utilization: 276,233 ha

Edible plants-138,901(50.3%), Vegetables-31,863(11.5%), Fruits-54,207(19.6%), Specialized plants-11,252(4.1%), Other-40,010(14.5%)

Agricultural Households and Population

Agricultural Households and Population
Year 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
thousand households 216 206 205 203 200
thousand people 543 501 500 490 480
Agriculture

Major Agricultural Products

(Unit: 1,000 won)

Major Agricultural Products
  Rice Apples Grapes Melons Peaches Red
Peppers
Onions
Production
Amount
590 292 157 186 60 27 178
National % 14 64 51 90 44 30 13
National
Rank
4 1 1 1 1 1 3

Experiment Laboratories for Local Specialty Plants (Agriculture Technology Center)

Experiment Laboratories for Local Specialty Plants (Agriculture Technology Center)
  An
dong
Gumi Yeong
ju
Sang
ju
Ui
seong
Yeong
yang
Cheong
do
Seong
ju
Bong
hwa
Products Biological
resources
Flori-
culture
Gin-
seng
Persi-
mon
New
Plants
Red
Peppers
Peaches Fruits & Veget-
ables
High Plain Herbs