To solve the existing technical problems of field management, diseases, pests and weeds control and forage processing in the areas around Cangzhou, on September 8-11 of 2019, the 2nd Session of training for alfalfa diseases, pests and weeds recognition and field management technology was held in Cangzhou, supported by Cangzhou integrated experimental station project of national forage industry technical system presided over by the Institute of Agricultural Resources and Environment. More than 100 people attended the training including the responsible persons of grain and forage coordination and responsible persons of animal husbandry and forage affairs in Cangzhou city level and county level agriculture and rural affairs bureau and leaders of the project implementing units.
The training invited 5 post experts from the national forage industry technical system. The experts explained in details to the attendees about the forage grass cultivation, disease, pests and weeds biological control, and the forage processing. Prof. Zhi Jianfei and Associate Professor Liu Zhenyu of the Institute of Agricultural Resources and Environment presented the knowledge about maize variety selection and silage processing, and the research and test work in the experimental station. Some of the participants visited the Cangzhou Integrated Experimental Station of the National Forage Industry Technical System.
The training provided technical support for the sound implementation of grain and forage balancing in Cangzhou and promoted the link between research of the integrated experimental station and the production of local forage industry.