The autumn grain crops in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao， Shandong province have recently entered the harvest season， and local farmers are busy drying the corn that was harvested this autumn.
An aerial photo taken on Oct 8 shows that households dry corn on threshing grounds in front of their houses in a village in Qingdao West Coast New Area. [Photo/IC]
A farmer gathers corn on a sunny autumn day in Qingdao West Coast New Area. [Photo/IC]
As autumn arrives， farmers in Qingdao West Coast New Area seize the opportunity to harvest and dry corn during the favorable weather conditions. [Photo/IC]
Farmers dry corn in their yards in front of their houses or on their rooftops in Qingdao West Coast New Area. [Photo/IC]
Drying crops in autumn is an ancient tradition in many Chinese villages during the harvest season. [Photo/IC]
A farmer dries corn on a sunny day in Qingdao West Coast New Area. [Photo/IC]
Source：CHINA DAILY-Charming Qingdao