Xinjiang Region Utilizes Cotton-Picking Machinery

Machines are replacing hundreds of thousands of migrant workers picking cotton in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the biggest cotton production base in the country. At this time of year Xinjiang’s cotton growers would usually have started hiring workers to pick their cotton…Full Article: Xinhua Oct 2017 Key Points According to the head of

Usage of Agricultural Drones in China Not a Simple Matter

Chinese farmers faced with labor shortages are turning to crop-dusting drones. But this newfound love for the cost-saving devices may not be good news for farmers and consumers as a lack of regulations and industry standards may lead to the abuse of pesticides and fertilizers, experts warned…Full Article: Caixin Oct 2017 Key Points From 2014

Shaanxi Province Develops an Agricultural Drone

Yangling, an agricultural high-tech demonstration zone in Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, is working on developing smart agriculture through improving the scale of intelligent technology use in agriculture production. A plant protection unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was demonstrated in Yangling on Monday [28 August 2017]…Full Article: China Daily Sept 2017 Key Point A drone, developed by

Chinese Tractor Manufacturer Promoting Sugarcane Reaper

Zoomlion (000157.SZ) has focused on developing Chinese-patent powered gear shift tractor for 4 years. The new product boasts 80AMT, GPS, automatic navigation, which can be operated by pressing one button. It is popular in China, Russia and Southeast Asian countries…Full Article: Anhui News Aug 2017 Key Point As of 2017, there were 17 agricultural equipment

Sinomach, China’s Top Machinery Manufacturing Company, Acquires Textile Company in Shake Up of State-Owned Enterprises

China’s State Council has approved a merger between China National Machinery Industry Corporation (Sinomach) and textile giant China Hi-Tech Group Corporation, an official statement announced Thursday [29 June 2017]. The textile conglomerate has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinomach, an equipment manufacturing group, and will no longer be directly supervised by the State-owned Assets Supervision

Beijing Forecasts 2,800 MTs of Daily Kitchen Waste by 2020

Two large machines are buzzing and emitting a slight odor of fermentation inside the kitchen waste disposal room. The 40-square-meter room is in the corner of a residential district in Beijing’s Xicheng district. Food scraps from more than 2,100 households and a canteen are “swallowed” by these two machines and undergo deep processing…Full Article: Xinhua

Chinese Government to Subsidize Agricultural Drones

The authorities are using drones to spray pesticide on wheat fields in Xinghua, East China’s Jiangsu province, as part of this year’s diseases and pests control program. The local government is introducing high-tech tools to ensure bumper harvest in the future and to boost the development of intelligent agriculture…Full Article: ECNS.cn May 2017 Key Points