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[Photo News] Chestnut picking in Gongju

By Song Donna
  • Published : Sept 12, 2020 - 16:01
  • Updated : Sept 12, 2020 - 16:01


Farmers are busy harvesting chestnuts for the upcoming Chuseok holiday in Banpo, a district in Gongju of South Chungcheong Province. 


The Gongju district is the largest chestnut-producing region in South Korea. The chestnuts are ripe and ready for picking -- despite the COVID-19 pandemic and a series of typhoons hitting the nation.


Farmers are preparing to offer a chestnut picking event to last until October.

(Photos: Yonhap)

By Song Donna (donnadsong@heraldcorp.com)