From September 3rd to 4th , Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops held site observation and training on new variety and technology of high oleic peanut in Da Ming Demonstration Base. Leaders from HAAFS and Department of Agriculture and Rural Area, representatives of planting unit, family farm and processing enterprise, totally more than 100 person joined the training. Professor Li Yurong from the institute introduced the breeding research progress of high oleic peanut, and Professor Song Yahui gave guidances on integrated drip irrigation and fertilization, reducing fertilizer and increasing effectivity technology, and IPM on peanut. While several planting units introduced the experience of planting high oleic peanut this year. Da Ming Demonstration Base’s area is 5200 mu, especially demonstrate high oleic peanut varieties Ji Hua 16, Ji Hua 19, Ji Hua 18 and Ji Hua 13.
Through the site observation and expert explanation, participants got knowledge on high oleic peanut that bred by the institute, farmers expressed that they would like to increase planting area. Leaders gave full recognition on Da Ming high oleic peanut demonstration base’s work. Vice-president Sun Shigang poined out, Da Ming county is the famous peanut production county, the Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops have extent technical services in Da Ming county and make contribution to local development of peanut industry. In recent years, under the guidances of supply-side reform and green、high quality agricultural development, Peanut research center carried out demonstration and promotion on high oleic peanut variety, cooperating with integrated irrigation and fertilization, and high efficiency planting mode, to lead development of Hebei high oleic peanut.
It is a chance to enhance prestige of Da Ming Demonstration Base by site observation and training. With the common efforts by local gorvernment, Department of Agriculture and Rural Area, Hebei Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, it is necessary to improve demonstration area of planting new culitvars and cultivation mode, to reduce cost and increase efficiency, to rise farmers’ income, to build a nationally renowned brand and make more contribution on development of Hebei high oleic peanut.