10 pesticides from China listed in FAO/WHO Specifications for Pesticides
Since 2011, Chinese pesticide companies have speeded up the establishment of FAO/WHO Specifications for Pesticides. To date, 10 product specification applications from 5 Chinese companies have been approved by FAO/WHO Joint Meeting on Pesticide Speci-fications (JMPS). For detaile...
China’s five major innovative pesticides being industrialized
Professor Yang Guangfu, the Assistant to President, Central China Normal University, introduced Chinese researchers’ independent innovation of five novel compounds, which are now under industrialization, in cooperation with industry players, at the recently held 11th Crop Protect...
China to plant more soybeans, reduce corn acres
China will reduce the area planted with corn and lift soybean acreage in the next five years, said the country's cabinet last Thursday, reiterating goals outlined earlier this year to adjust the nation's crop structure to better meet demand. China has encouraged farmers to expand...
China lays out plan for agricultural modernization by 2020
China aims to achieve "marked progress" in agricultural modernization by 2020, according to a five-year plan released by the State Council Thursday.The country will strive to ensure food security, improve the quality and efficiency of farm produce supply, and enhance the sector's...
Result of the 1st batch of pesticide inspection by China’s MOA
By Think Real - The first batch of pesticide samples inspected by the MOA include those for vegetables, fruit trees, tea trees, wheat, corn, cotton, soybeans and so on, involving 28 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities and abroad. Totally 1,323 products were in the sa...
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China attends the sixth meeting of BRICS ministers of agriculture and agrarian development
The Sixth Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development was held in New Delhi, India, on September 23. Vice Minister Qu Dongyu headed a delegation to the meeting and delivered a keynote speech.The Vice Minister pointed out that BRICS members are all major agr...
China’s pesticide production declined 3.49% in August
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS), China produced 297,426 tons of pesticide in August, down regulated 3.49% compared to the same period last year. Among all three major categories,insecticide declined most steeply, with production cut by 25% on a y-o-y...
China to invest $450b modernizing agriculture by 2020
The Agricultural Development Bank of China, one of the country's main policy lenders, agreed to loan at least 3 trillion yuan ($450 billion) by 2020 for the modernization of China's agriculture industry, state media said on Sunday.The Ministry of Agriculture and the bank, which l...
Pyraclonil to be first registered in China
The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture recently released a list of pesticide products that will be granted registration, of which Hubei Sowa Fine Chemical Co., Ltd. will receive registration for distributing its 97% pyraclonil technical and 2% pyraclonil GR, for the control of weeds...