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24 Solar Terms: 9 things you may not know about Start of Autumn

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2018-08-07

24 Solar Terms: 9 things you may not know about Start of Autumn

Autumn Harvest, by Huang Zhou. [Photo/artron.net]

Gathering crops

Start of Autumn is a big solar term for farmers. It is time to gather crops. There is a saying: "If it rains on the day of the Start of Autumn, a good harvest is expected."