June 11, 2020, Vice President Zhang Jianjun inspected the experiment and demonstration base jointly established by the Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops, Institute of Millet and Tianxingjian Ecological Agriculture Development Co. Ltd. at Beixinzhuang Village of Zhuolu County, Zhangjiakou, Hebei.
Zhuolu Experiment and Demonstration Base locates in the northwest highland of Hebei Province and is the ideal production base for high quality agricultural produce. In 2019, according to the local conditions, Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops and Institute of Millet exhibited more than 30 new crop varieties at the base including peanut, soybean and other legumes, sweet potato, foxtail millet, proso millet and sorghum recommended by 10 expert teams of breeding and cultivation. Meanwhile, 10 varieties were chosen for large-scale extension. The demonstrated wide strip spray irrigation facilities satisfied the irrigation demands in mountainous areas and supported the stable development of high-end and high quality agricultural production base.
Vice President Zhang Jianjun listened to the reports about the base construction and affirmed the institutes’ contributions in helping the enterprises on building high quality production base, developing green and ecological agriculture and alleviating local poverty. He also gave suggestions about future cooperation.
During his stay in Zhuolu, Vice President Zhang Jianjun had work meeting with Niu Yuhang, Deputy Governor of the County.
Staffs of Human Resources Division, Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops and Institute of Millet were involved in the activities.