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HZAU Democratic League Committee Visits Jingmen City to Access Modern Agriculture

From April 26th to 27th, 20 members of China Democratic League Committee(CDLC) of Huazhong Agriculture University(HAZU) led by Yan Jianbing, the chairman of the Committee, visited Qujialing Management District and Zhanghe Reservoir in Jingmen City, conducting a survey under the theme of “Efficient, Green, and Ecological agriculture Development” in search of promoting industry-university-research integration(IURI) and providing new ideas for rural revitalization and beautiful countryside construction. Zhu Mei, full-time vice chairmen of Hubei Provincial Committee of the China Democratic League, and Cheng Che, vice chairman of Jingmen CPPCC and chairman of Jingmen CDLC were invited to participate in this activity.

On the afternoon of the 26th, the delegation visited the Breeding and Cultivation R&D Center for Improved Varieties of Aquatic Vegetables (jointly built by HZAU and Jingmen Lvpuwang High-tech Agriculture Co., Ltd.), Tianye Shares Agricultural Valley Technology Park and the production workshops of Jujialing agricultural product processing enterprises. Then, the head of the park introduced to them the main products layout in the park, industrialization of scientific and technological achievements, production and marketing mode. As an IURI base between College of Fisheries of HZAU and local enterprises, Jingmen Lvpuwang High-tech Agriculture Co., Ltd. has created a “green, health and clean” circular economic model of lotus root and loach symbiosis and the integration between local industry and HZAU’s related patents has reaped better economic benefits. Reputed as an “outstanding supplier of tropical fruits & vegetable products in China”, Tianye Innovation Corporation has formed a holistic industrial chain from initial fruit and vegetable planting, to product R&D, processing and selling. Through the transparent glasses on both sides of the walkways, the visitors to the production workshop could observe the three fruit juice and vegetable beverage production lines set up in the Valley, mainly involving yellow peach, pear and pumpkin as the raw materials to produce terminal products, such as beverage packed in PET bottles, glass bottles and Tetra pack boxes. Besides, the company keeps close relations with large planters and professional planting cooperatives, following an effective cooperation mode of “planting bases plus production and processing workshops,” to boost tourism economy, displaying fully the whole process of ecological planting and fruit and vegetable beverage production to the tourists.

On the evening of the 26th, zhu Mei and some teachers of HZAU convened and held a discussion over the research project “Boosting Digital Agriculture and Propelling High-quality Development of Agriculture”. Everyone expressed their opinions and put forward suggestions for further improvement of the project, and the activity was hailed by CDLC in Hubei Province.

On the morning of 27th, the delegation investigated the development of local eco-agriculture in urban agricultural park in Zhanghe New Area of Jingmen City and the Orange Manor of Liji Island in Zhanghe Reservoir. With the establishment of a large database of China’s flower industry, the park adopts the “Internet + Flower” marketing model and make-to-order production and sales strategy in order to industrialize fine modern agricultural products. Through training modern farmers to grasp specialized skills and building assembly lines that are able to complete a series of work from production to sales, they have achieved fine industrialized modern agricultural products. During their visit to the Orange Manor in Liji Island, the teachers also discussed the existing problems in the production with the head of the park. Professor Cai Lihong carefully examined the citrus and give instructions from fertilizer & water managing to branch pruning and flower & fruit thinning. Based on natural resources and agricultural production, Orange Manor in Liji Island has integrated rural experience, ecological consumption and sightseeing tourism to create order-based consumption of high-end citrus allowing for personal selection of the high-quality orange trees.


Translated by Zhang Zi

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