About Dazhai

Dazhai is the name of a mountainous North China village of several hundred farmers in Xiyang, Shanxi, in the People's Republic of China. Dazhai had been an ordinary village until the 1960s, when Mao Zedong published his Supreme Directive, "Learn from Dazhai in agriculture" and set up Dazhai as a national agricultural model for all the farmers across the country. A socialist agricultural production achieved through the application of Mao Zedong Thought