Agriculture & Farming
China puts 103 mln hectares of farmland under permanent protection2017-09-21
China has put 103.3 million hectares of farmland under permanent protection, stating that the areas should not be used for non-farming purposes.
New carp species to extend scale of GM produce2017-09-14
While giant genetically modified Chinese carp may leap onto the nation's dinner tables in about two years, scientists are urging that the promotion of GM fish should be conducted slowly and meticulously to avoid a public pushback.
Specialized farmers' cooperatives to promote modern agriculture2017-09-05
China has 1.93 million specialized farmers' cooperatives with over 100 million rural households participating, according to the State Administration for Industry and Commerce.
Mexico's agriculture sector keenly eyeing China, says Mexican official2017-09-04
China is key to Mexico's plan to diversify its agricultural export markets beyond North America, the president of the National Agricultural Council (CNA), Bosco de la Vega, said on Sunday.
Smart agriculture thrives in Yangling2017-09-01
Yangling, an agricultural high-tech demonstration zone in Northwest China's Shaanxi province, is working on developing smart agriculture through improving the scale of intelligent technology use in agriculture production.
China's early rice yield drops2017-08-28
China produced less rice in the first harvest period of the year compared to 2016 due to decreases in planting area and yield, official data showed.
China allocates funds to develop eco-agriculture2017-08-23
China has earmarked 605 million yuan(around 90 million U.S.dollars)from the central budget to bolster eco-agriculture.
Farm produce quality improves in China2017-08-18
Farm produce quality has improved consistently in China thanks to stringent oversight, official data showed Thursday.
Official: Tainted eggs won't enter mainland2017-08-18
Eggs tainted by the pesticide fipronil in Europe do not pose a threat to the Chinese mainland, as no European countries have approval to send eggs or egg products here, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Thursday.
140 - 副本副本.jpg Villagers benefit from selenium-enriched tea plantation in SW China's Guizhou2017-07-25
Villagers benefit from selenium-enriched tea plantation in SW China's Guizhou
High costs challenge China's agricultural competitiveness: report2017-07-24
High costs in grain production are posing challenges to China's agricultural competitiveness, a report said.
Heavy investment for land reclamation in China2017-07-24
China will pump in about 25.5 billion yuan (3.77 billion U.S. dollar) in 2017 to projects to return farmland to forestry and grass in 14 provincial regions and in parts of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
COFCO hungry to beef up its presence in global food trade2017-07-20
China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corp, the country's biggest food trader by revenue, will accelerate its pace of building warehouses and logistics facilities in the world's major grain-producing regions this year.
Govt approves new GMO crops2017-06-16
China plans to import two new varieties of genetically modified crops from the United States, as it accelerates a review of biotech products as part of its broader efforts to promote economic and trade ties with the US.
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