Syngenta and DJI Technology to Launch Agricultural Drone Trial Programs in China

The world’s largest consumer drone-maker, DJI Technology Co. Ltd., has teamed up with Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta AG to secure a foothold in China’s booming agricultural drone market. The deal aims to improve the technology of DJI’s drones by taking advantage of Syngenta’s expertise in spraying pesticides on crops, the companies announced Wednesday…Full Article: Caixin

China Continues to Launch Land Exploration Satellites from its Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

China launched a land exploration satellite [268th ‘Long March’ mission] into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert of the country’s northwest at 3:10 p.m. Saturday. The satellite is the fourth of its kind and mainly used for exploration of land resources by remote sensing…Full Article: Xinhua Mar 2018

DJI Seeks to Top Agricultural Drone Market

DJI Innovations, the world’s top civilian drone producer, on Wednesday [20 December 2017] announced to use advanced technologies in new drones that will significantly enhance agricultural production efficiency. The Shenzhen-based technology company launched two new drones, the MG-1S Advanced and the MG-1P, both designed for agricultural uses such as spraying pesticide on crops…Full Article: The

Newly Listed Ningbo Lehui to Acquire German Beverage Packaging Equipment Manufacturer

Ningbo Lehui International Engineering Equipment Co plans to take over German dairy packaging equipment manufacturer NSM Packtec GmbH, according to media reports on Wednesday [13 December 2017]. Lehui will pay 4 million euros ($4.73 million) to acquire the company from NSM Magnettechnik GmbH, domestic news website sohu.com reported…Full Article: The Global Times Dec 2017 Key

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