On July 27th of 2019, Deputy Director Duan Lingling of Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Hebei Province and Vice President Sun Shigang of Hebei Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences arrived in Jianghan Plain of Hubei Province and conducted field investigation in the concentrated cultivation regions of high protein soybean cultivars Jidou series.
In Tianmen, Zhongxiang, Shayang and Jingshan of Hubei Province Deputy Director Duan Lingling and Vice President Sun Shigang checked in production fields the growing conditions of spring-sowed Jidou 12 and summer-sowed Jidou 12, listened to the report made by Director Yang Chunyan of Soybean Research Center of the Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops on the extension and application of Jidou Series in the spring and summer sowing regions of Yangzi River Valley, exchanged information with the local seeds dealers and soybean growers. The Jidou varieties represented by Jidou 12 have the characteristics of high yield, early maturing and long optimum sowing time, can meet the requirements for the multiple cropping pattern in this region, meanwhile, Jidou varieties have big grain with good appearance and high protein content, well accepted by the local farmers and processing enterprises, so that the varieties have been widely used in Jianghan Plain.
Deputy Director Duan Lingling hopes the scientific and technical personnel to learn from the sample of soybean industry in Jianghan Plain leading the consumer market and the industry development and promoting the soybean planting in Hebei Province; bringing in soybean products processing enterprises to enlarge and strengthen the brand of origin and to improve the efficiency of Hebei’s soybean industry. Vice President Sun Shigang also expressed his hope that HAAFS should give full play to its soybean research strength and technical reserve advantages, put more effort in expanding production service and turn technological advantages into economic benefits and contribute to Hebei soybean revitalization.
The related responsible persons of Planting Industry Office of Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Hebei Province, Research Achievement Management Division of HAAFS and Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops accompanied the activities.