Agricultural Demonstration Zones Promoting Water Recycling and Minimal Agrochemical Usage to be Set Up in China

China has earmarked 605 million yuan (around 90 million U.S. dollars) from the central budget to bolster eco-agriculture. The funds will be used for 61 circular projects, projects which create economic development through environment and resource protection, including water recycling and standardized production, in 23 provincial areas to develop a sustainable rural economy, the Ministry

Production Licenses for Two Chinese Infant Milk Powder Producers are Revoked After Food Safety Violations

An inspection of milk powder brands in China turned up 48 products with violations. Among those flagged, 44 were Chinese brands and four were imported brands, reports the Chinese-language Beijing Times. The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) issued a “2014 infant formula milk powder inspection report,” listing the 48 flagged products. Leading Chinese brands,

China to Promote Quinoa Production with the Aid of Bolivia

China’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has signed a preliminary framework agreement to extend agricultural cooperation with Bolivia by importing quinoa plants from the country, the MOA said Monday. “Importing quinoa would help increase the yield of cash crops. Our experts are conducting research into how to acclimatize quinoa in China,” Ma Zhigang, director of the

Shanxi Province-based Grain Supplier Forms New Subsidiary & Expands into China’s Northeast

Deyu Agriculture Corp., a Shanxi Province, a Chinese-based vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and grains, announced today that the Company formed a 99% owned subsidiary, Jilin Jinglong Agriculture Development Limited (“Jinglong”), which is primarily engaged in the procurement, storage and sales of corn and