The effect of China’s The Belt and Road strategy for the pesticide industry
By CCM - China’s gigantic project in consolidating the Silk Road again will affect many industries. CCM analysed, which chances and changes the strategy will bring for the pesticide industry in China and worldwide.Source: BaiduThe Chinese pesticides industry has been a very compe...
China releases new standards on pesticides MRLs in foods
The 2016 National Food Safety Standards on Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Pesticides in Foods was promulgated in late Dec. 2016.The new standard system specifies 4140 MRLs for 433 pesticides in 13 categories of agricultural products, an increase of 490 limits compared with the...
KingAgroot: 4 patented herbicides processed for registrations
By Think Real - On 25 Nov. 2016, at the 32th China Crop Protection Information Exchange & Pesticide Machinery Trade Information Release Conference held in Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, Zhuang Runqing, General Director of Qingdao KingAgroot Co., Ltd. (KingAgroot) introduced thei...
China opens private investments in its agricultural sector
China's government said on Monday it will promote public-private partnerships in its agricultural industry, the latest step to open up and modernize the nation's vast farming sector. Two key government bodies said in a joint statement they would support private capital being inje...
NE China province to ban GM crops
Farmers in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, China's top grain producer, will be prohibited from growing Genetically Modified(GM) crops, according to a provincial regulation passed on Friday.The regulation will become effective on May 1, 2017.Growing of GM corn, rice and s...
Big data is coming to agriculture
Unmanned aerial vehicles, autonomous tractors and other technologies will continue to emerge as producers meet world food needs in the near and distant future, according to experts.Those experts believe technology will continue to emerge and make possible giant leaps throughout t...
China's "father of hybrid rice" Yuan Longping sets new world records
China has made a series of new world records in hybrid rice output, central China's Hunan provincial government announced at a press conference Thursday.The records were set by Yuan Longping, "father of hybrid rice".Yuan's team have managed 42 hybrid rice test fields in 16 provin...
China’s MOA predicts pesticide application volume in 2020 to decline by 10% over 2015
By Think Real - On 4 Nov., 2016, the Vice Head of the Planting Industry Department, the Ministry of Agriculture of China (MOA) said on the 2016 Pesticide Distribution Situation Analysis and Experience Exchange Meeting that the current national pesticide capacity exceeds 3 million...