Mongolia to Supply China’s Dairy and Cattle Industry with Forage Crops

China will import more than 400,000 metric tons of forage from Mongolia next year to cope with the growing demand for dairy and other high-protein products, officials said on Wednesday [11 November 2015]. Shipments have already started with eight trucks carrying 200 tons of forage reaching the Zuunkhadavchi Land Port of Xilin Gol League in

China’s Ministry of Agriculture Announces Shift in Grain Production to the Benefit of Animal Feed Imports

China expects to increase its grain imports during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-20) rather than continue to increase its farming capacity, according to Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu. After increasing domestic grain production for the past 11 years, the country will, in what scientists see as a major shift, aim for stable output and

Argentina to Supply China with Alfalfa Hay, Pet Food, and Bovine Embryos/Semen

Argentina’s Minister of Agriculture Carlos Casamiquela met on Monday [14 September 2015] with visiting Deputy head of China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) Zhang Qinrong. The two leaders signed a protocol for Argentina to export bales of alfalfa to China and made modifications to three existing agreements, allowing Argentina to export