On Oct.18 of 2019, the experts on wheat breeding of the Institute of Dryland Farming provided technical training for the township-level personnel involving in technical extension of Taocheng District. The training was organized at the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Taocheng and more than 90 people participated. This activity is to strengthen the service capacity of the local technicians of agricultural extension.
The experts’ introduction focused on their experiences in research and extension in the areas as wheat breeding of water-saving varieties, the characteristics of a water-saving variety, the water-saving supporting cultivation techniques and the key points for diseases and pests control. They also discussed with the participants the existing problems and solutions in production. This training was welcomed by all the participants.