Agriculture & Farming
Record-high rice yields reported in Hainan2021-05-12
The spring yield of a super hybrid rice in a demonstration field, grown by a team of Yuan Longping, known as the father of hybrid rice, has reached 1,005 kilogram per 1/15 hectare (or mu) at the Sanya National Paddy Park in southern Hainan island — 100 kg more than the goal, according to field-yield measurement experts.
Firm to boost chemical industry growth2021-05-10
Sinochem Holdings Corp, a new, centrally administered State-owned enterprise, will accelerate growth in modern agriculture, seed and chemical businesses through creating a source of original technology, its executives said. That will further ensure the safety of China's industrial and supply chains in those fields, they said.
Food security ensured with fine harvests2021-05-07
China will further promote stable grain production and step up its ability to ensure food security, participants in the State Council's Executive Meeting, chaired by Premier Li Keqiang, decided on Thursday.
China to create own standards for cotton2021-04-21
China is set to release its own version of the Better Cotton Initiative standards soon, as it ramps up efforts to build its own brand of cotton to promote a comprehensive set of principles and criteria for offering high-quality products.
China to strengthen BRI cotton cooperation2021-04-19
China will strengthen cooperation in the cotton industry with countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative during the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) to reduce reliance on imported cotton from the United States and Australia, a senior academic with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences said recently.
China capable of safeguarding grain security: official2021-04-03
China has the foundations, conditions, confidence and capability to safeguard the country's grain security, which has withstood the test of the COVID-19 epidemic, an official said Friday.
Mechanization of Xinjiang's cotton sector approaches 90%2021-04-02
A total of 2 million hectares of cotton farmland in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will be harvested by machinery rather than by hand, or 106,666 hectares more than last year, according to the region's Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
China pledges efforts to foster innovation in seed industry2021-03-25
China will encourage technological innovation to boost domestic supplies of high-quality seeds, dubbed "agriculture microchips," officials said at a seed industry convention.
Sci-tech innovation promotes China's agricultural product processing industry2021-03-25
China has made achievements in the agricultural-product processing industry through innovations in science and technology during the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) period, said the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS).
Spring farming goes high-tech to ensure food security2021-03-23
Luo Yingdi, 50, has been busy spraying pesticide in wheat fields for over a month, covering about 67 hectares of land per day with the help of his agricultural spraying tractors.
2_副本.jpg China's spring farming goes high-tech to ensure food security2021-03-18
Around the time of the spring equinox, a major season for farming in China, farming activities are in full swing across the country, from the north to the south.
Agricultural modernization on horizon2021-03-18
As early as the 1950s, the Chinese government vowed to achieve the goal of agricultural modernization. After nearly seven decades of development, China's agricultural modernization drive has made steady progress, with great achievements.
Seeds placed in food security spotlight2021-03-03
China will further protect seed resources, make scientific breakthroughs in seed cultivation and regulate the seed market to boost the industry and consolidate food security, a senior agricultural official said recently while introducing the No 1 central document for this year.
China outlines key tasks for rural work in 20212021-02-26
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs unveiled guidelines on the country's rural work for 2021 on Thursday, stressing efforts to push rural vitalization and accelerate the modernization of agriculture and rural areas.
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