August 22 to 23, the 2nd Seminar on Chinese Traditional Peach Industry Development and Shenzhou Unique Peach On-line Exhibition was held in Shenzhou City, Hengshui, Hebei. Liu Jian, consultant of the State Council and former director of State Poverty Alleviation Office, Duan Lingling, deputy director of Hebei Department of Agricultural and Rural Affairs, Liu Yuhua, vice mayor of Hengshui City, Wen Chenghui, vice director of China Agriculture Film and Television Center, and Jiang Quan, chief scientist of the National Peach Industry Technology System attended the opening ceremony, while the scientists of the fruit innovation team of National Peach Industry Technology System and Hebei Provincial Modern Agriculture Industry Technology System and farmers of the peach production areas attended the exhibition. Vice President Zhang Jianjun of Hebei Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech.
This exhibition was sponsored by HAAFS and the People’s Government of Shenzhou City. The event included a seminar, the online broadcast, TV program, off-line activity, e-commerce, etc., aiming at popularizing the traditional peach culture, enhancing the influence of Shenzhou unique peach brand, promoting the development of peach industry and strengthening the local economy.
HAAFS has started the researches on variety improvement and cultivation technology of Shenzhou Peach since the 1980s. In recent years, we also built the experts working station in Shenzhou City and jointly established Hebei Peach Industrial Technology Research Institute, which greatly promoted the high quality development of Shenzhou peach industry.
Vice President Zhang Jianjun also chaired the 2nd Seminar on Chinese Traditional Unique Peach Industry Development. On the seminar, experts made discussions around the industry development of Shenzhou peach and gave out practical suggestions.