April 21, 2020, Vice President Zhang Jianjun of HAAFS visited Anping County with leaders and experts from Institute of Dryland Farming, Institute of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree, Institute of Agricultural Resources and Environment, Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops, Institute of Millet, Institute of Cotton and Institute of Plant Protection. This event was organized by the Science and Technology Achievements Transformation Division of HAAFS on the invitation of Anping County. Accompanied by Vice Governor Cui Changyou of Anping People’s Government and leaders of Anping Bureau of Agricultural and Rural Affairs, Zhang Jianjun and his delegation investigated Yangtun Rural Revitalization Demonstration Area, Guowang Household Farm of Protected Grape and the forage production base of Mudu Group. They also visited Yuanlong Agricultural Produce Planting Cooperative and Yushen Yam Planting Cooperative. Then, some preliminary cooperative intentions were reached.
According to the County’s technical demands in local agriculture, Zhang Jianjun and the experts gave the following suggestions: Yangtun Rural Revitalization Demonstration Area may adopt the demonstration of rotation pattern such as oilseed rape/ Orychophragmus violaceus + high quality millet/early mature sorghum for brewing/oil sunflower/table maize, to create suburban landscape agriculture; Yuanlong Agricultural Produce Planting Cooperative and Yushen Yam Planting Cooperative may demonstrate the new yam production technology, to solve the monoculture problems in yam planting. Besides, HAAFS could also provide science and technology cooperation opportunities and technical guidance in the areas of black wheat, table grape and peach production.
Director Wang Guoyin of Science and Technology Achievements Transformation Division, Director Lu Guanli and Vice Director Li Wei of Dryland Farming Institute, experts in millet, grape, peach, table maize, oil sunflower, oilseed rape, yam, fertilization and farm machinery participated the activities as well.