Agriculture & Farming
Seed banks provide vital lifeline for future2021-10-18
Preserving plant seeds and other genetic material warrants investment of hundreds of millions of dollars, as it provides a lifeline for the future, according to scientists.
Shanghai sees rise in soybean imports from U.S.2021-10-18
Shanghai saw its soybean imports from the United States soar to 2.53 million tonnes in the first eight months of the year, up 91 percent year on year, accounting for 31.1 percent of its total imported soybeans from January to August, customs authorities said Wednesday.
China continues to be among top ten importers of Ethiopia's coffee in August2021-10-18
The Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Authority on Wednesday said that China continues to be among the top ten importers of Ethiopia's coffee in August.
China issues scientific plan to strengthen seed industry2021-10-18
The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) has released an action plan drawing on science and technology to promote the country's seed industry.
未命名_副本.jpg China's high-quality grain projects boost domestic agriculture development2021-10-18
China's high-quality grain projects boost domestic agriculture development
International conference to tackle lost agricultural output2021-10-18
Curbing waste in agricultural production bolsters output and more international cooperation can help deliver that goal, Vice-Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Ma Youxiang said on Tuesday.
China ready to spread benefits of Juncao tech2021-10-18
President Xi Jinping reaffirmed on Thursday China's commitment to contributing wisdom and solutions to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in a congratulatory letter to a forum celebrating the 20th anniversary of Beijing's assistance to other nations through Juncao technology.
Hybrid rice trial sees major success2021-10-18
Renowned agricultural expert Yuan Longping, known as the "father of hybrid rice", died in May at the age of 91, but his legacy lives on, most recently with the successful trial planting of his giant rice variety in Chongqing's Dazu district.
Xinjiang's grain harvest set to be record-breaking2021-10-18
Harvesters can be seen shuttling through fields of golden wheat in Qitai County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, one of the region's major grain barns.
未命名_副本.jpg Xinjiang cotton stretches out to bigger market2021-10-18
The cotton and textile industry in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has shown resilience by further tapping markets and winning over more customers with its superior quality.
Quality agri-produce gaining overseas popularity2021-10-18
Fruits and foodstuffs from China, including waxberries, green plums, juicy peaches and unagi, are experiencing a sales boom in overseas markets this year.
Xinjiang cotton growers buoyant as prices rise2021-10-18
As cotton plants growing on large areas of farmland owned by a cooperative in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region started to blossom this month, prices for the crop continued to rise.
China expects bumper harvest in 2021 despite floods: ministry2021-10-18
China has laid a foundation to secure another bumper grain harvest this year despite major floods in the central province of Henan, the country's agriculture ministry said on Friday.
China sees increase in summer grain output2021-10-18
China reaped a bumper summer harvest in 2021, with a 2.1-percent increase in total output, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Wednesday.
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