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China | 14 December 2017
China stresses modern agriculture development

China's State Council Wednesday called for more efforts to foster new types of agricultural businesses in the country. Projects will be launched to support diverse business entities that integrate ...


China | 12 December 2017
China marks centenary of national agricultural association

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the China Association of Agricultural Science Societies (CAASS) on Tuesday to unite the country's agricultural scientists and technicians to achieve more for nat...


China | 29 November 2017
China buys up to 70,000t of corn for import as domestic rises rally

China has bought around 10 to 12 cargoes of mainly U.S. corn in the past month and is set to step up purchases as a record gap between domestic and international prices encourages buyers to seek out c...


China | 23 November 2017
China's pig farmers go north, upending world's top meat, grain market

China’s largest pig farming companies and new entrants are racing to build vast, modern hog farms in the north-eastern cornbelt, expanding the world’s biggest pork market and upending traditional trad...


China | 15 November 2017
Chinese farmer builds house out of 30,000 corn cobs

A Chinese farmer built a house out of 30,000 corn cobs, according to a video People’s Daily Online posted to Facebook Monday. Liu Hongcai, a farmer from Erhe, Shulan county at Jilin Province create...


China | 13 November 2017
Chinese farmer turned eco-warrior takes on big business

Wang Enlin, an elderly farmer who left school when he was 10 years old and taught himself law armed with a single textbook and dictionary, makes for an unlikely eco-warrior. Yet the 64-year-old is de...


China | 9 November 2017
China to copy an Iowa Farm to help transform its ageing ag industry

Rick Kimberley's farming heritage spans more than five generations and three continents. It's a story that shadows the rise of three world powers. In the early 19th century, the family of Isaiah Ki...


China | 26 October 2017
This agriculture startup wants to help solve 'white pollution' in China

Pollution has run rampant in China since the country liberalized back in the 80’s, and it’s resulted in the degradation of the country’s natural resources in some parts. However, one startup has devel...


China | 2 October 2017
Green agriculture goals key for supply-side structural reform

The guidelines released Saturday on green agriculture are significant for supply-side structural reform in the sector, a senior official has said. The guidelines set goals for resource conservation...


China | 29 September 2017
China offers support to banks to help small agriculture

China will offer preferential reserve requirement ratios and re-lending support to commercial banks that provide a certain amount of loans to small companies and agricultural business, as well as secu...


China | 25 September 2017
Asian agriculture’s impacts causing global investor caution

A new report by the Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return Initiative warns global investors that food safety remains a “very high and immediate risk” in Asia’s meat, dairy, and seafood sector. It al...


China | 20 September 2017
China, Japan and South Korea seek co-operation in agriculture

On September 17th, the Trilateral Local Governments' Forum on Three Rural Issues 2017 of the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and Japan opened in Guiyang, Guizhou. It was endorsed by ...


China | 22 August 2017
Chinese experts train Cambodian agriculture officials on lab, mechanization, horticulture

Three Chinese senior experts on Tuesday provided a training course to some 50 Cambodian agriculture officials on construction and management of laboratory and technology of agriculture mechanization a...


China | 21 August 2017
China's 'richest chicken farmer' front of brood for Moy Park

China's richest chicken farmer has joined a brood of bidders vying for a £1bn takeover of Northern Irish poultry giant Moy Park. Liu Yonghao, chairman of China’s agrichemical business New Hope, sta...


China | 15 August 2017
Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns

The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world. Factory farming of pou...


China | 15 August 2017
China’s love of US chicken feet proves a recipe for a perfect trade

Americans eat about 9bn chickens a year, but not the feet. Southern Chinese, on the other hand, import about 300,000 tonnes each year of the delicacy known to diners as "phoenix claws" and to the indu...


China | 14 August 2017
Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns

The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world. Factory farming of pou...


China | 8 August 2017
AI to boost China’s growth, with agriculture to benefit

Artificial intelligence (AI) could add as much as 1.6 percentage points to China’s economic growth rate by 2035, with industries like manufacturing, agriculture and retail seeing the most value from t...


China | 7 August 2017
Chinese enterprises attend Zambia's premier agriculture

Chinese enterprises have taken advantage of Zambia's premier agriculture and commercial show to market their products. The Chinese enterprises are among 95 foreign firms and 718 local firms exhibit...


China | 28 July 2017
China to take beef on the water

Chinese authorities have agreed to take Australian beef already on the water following the dramatic suspension slapped on six exporters this week. In what is being heralded an extremely positive st...


China | 18 July 2017
DuPont, Monsanto urge transparent GMO crop reviews in China

Global seeds giants have called for transparent, science-based approvals processes for new crop types after China approved two more genetically modified (GMO) crops for import, but left four others on...


China | 14 July 2017
Chinese coal mine plans scaled down on Australian farmland

A state government said on Wednesday it would buy back most of a Chinese mining company's coal exploration license for 262 million Australian dollars ($201 million) to help protect some of Australia's...


China | 12 July 2017
China program to vaccinate poultry against bird flu will be nationwide

China's program to vaccinate poultry against the H7N9 strain of bird flu will be carried out nationwide from this autumn, the country's agriculture ministry said on Monday. The government had previ...


China | 6 July 2017
Chinese visit to US raises hopes of end to poultry ban

It’s been more than two years since China slapped a ban on all U.S. poultry, but the ban could be coming to an end soon as USDA and an industry group here work with the Chinese to overhaul the way the...


China | 26 June 2017
China drone king sees agriculture as area of growth

Drone maker DJI is betting on flying machines that shoot pesticide instead of photos to fend off growing competition in the global market for remote-controlled aircraft. The world leader in the civ...


China | 21 June 2017
Cattlemen optimistic about resumed beef exports to China

One by one, cattle were led into the sale ring at the Tennessee Valley Stockyards, and auctioneer Bart Phillips opened the bidding process. Unless you're familiar with the fast-paced process, it ca...


China | 15 June 2017
China reports more high-path H7N9 outbreaks in poultry

In the latest avian flu developments, China reports more highly pathogenic H7N9 outbreaks in three provinces, and South Korea continues to battle a flare-up of H5N8 activity, according to the latest n...


China | 14 June 2017
U.S. beef industry gets roadmap to China market

The Trump administration has released the details of its requirements for U.S. beef headed for Chinese markets, paving the way for access to the $2.6 billion import market. The June 12 announcement...


China | 5 June 2017
China plans US visits for poultry trade

Chinese agricultural delegations are set to visit the United States in the coming months, raising hopes that Beijing may lift a ban on US poultry imports. A decision by Beijing to cancel the ban wo...


China | 2 June 2017
Embattled Huishan Dairy appoints debt restructuring adviser

China Huishan Dairy, the Hong Kong-listed company whose share price took a sudden 90 per cent dive in March, said it has appointed a debt restructuring adviser. Company chairman Yang Kai said Huish...