December 20 of 2019, the Institute of Agriculture Resources and Environment organized a training meeting on integrated control of agricultural non-point pollution in the pilot demonstration area of Qingyuan district, Baoding city. This meeting was held on the basis of the national key R&D project “Research and Development of Technologies and Products for the Control of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Leaching in Main Wheat and Maize Production Regions”. Over 100 persons participated in the meeting, including leaders from bureaus of agriculture and rural affairs of city and district levels, relevant technical personnel, representatives of local cooperative, crop growers and livestock and poultry farmers.
The meeting was started with the speech made by director Wang Weiping of Baoding Agriculture and Rural Affairs Bureau, emphasizing the purpose and importance of the training. Then, Prof. Li Jijin of Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences introduced his years experiences in dealing with the issues of organic agricultural wastes treatment and utilization as resources; Prof. Du Lianfeng explained about the rational application of fertilizers and control of agricultural non-point pollution; Prof. Sun Shiyou recommended the technical pattern of wheat and maize scientific fertilization and agricultural non-point pollution control. This training is of great significance on arising people’s aware of the risk of agriculture non-point pollution and the benefit of adopting the new knowhow and products to prevent it. This meeting was supported by the local bureau of agricultural and rural affairs of Qingyuan district.