On the morning of September 29, 2019, the investigation group for technology-driving rural revitalization demonstration, consisted of Meng Hong of the Science and Technology Development Center of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, director Shen Shiquan and section chief Fang Chenggang of Science and Technology Division of Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences and deputy director of Research Commercialization Division of Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, visited the Xingtang demonstration base of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree Institute. Director Wang Guoyin of HAAFS Research Commercialization Division, director Pang Zhaojin of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree Institute and others accompanied the activities.
The investigating group visited the leading unit of project and had talks with farmers, village leadership and research personnel. Deputy director of the institute Feng Jianzhong chaired the communication meeting, head of DongAntai Village of Xingtan County Liu Jinguo, representative of orchard owners Liu Guocai and others participated in the communication. The group members highly appreciated of the apple industry development in Xingtang County after learning about the technologies, management and marketing of apple production.