On April 15th, Sinochem Group joined hands with the Ministry of Agriculture to hold the 2016 “Sinochem Sentiment -- Dreams About Three Rural Issues” Agricultural Service On-site Meeting & Agricultural Enterprise Cooperation for Promoting Application of Formula Fertilizer, Boosting Fertilizer Zero-growth Experience Exchange Meeting by the Planting Industry Management Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Sinofert in Mingguang City, Anhui Province.
The current stage marks a crucial node for propelling the fulfillment of “zero growth of fertilizer usage by 2020” target. Relevant chief persons of the Planting Industry Management Department of the Ministry of Agriculture said at the exchange meeting that, the Planting Industry Management Department of the Ministry of Agriculture will further strengthen cooperation with enterprises headed by Sinofert, explore new mechanism for cooperation with agricultural enterprises, bring out the role of new operation entity, quicken the pace to propel formula fertilizer to reach the field, and give demonstration to boost fertilizer reduction and efficiency improvement.
In recent years, Sinochem Group joined hands with the Ministry of Agriculture to carry out in-depth cooperation, by promoting “Internet+ smart fertilizer distribution” project, to speed up reform on the supply side for fertilizer; establish agricultural service platform, and innovate on service model; promote water-fertilizer-integration fertilizer application technology, change fertilizer applying method; carry out training for occupational farmer, cultivate new farmers etc, in order to boost scientific fertilizer application and zero growth of fertilizer, promote China’s modern agriculture to acquire healthy and continual development.
In this activity, at the Sinofert Shiba Agriculture Service Center, Sinofert introduced the latest “Internet + Smart Fertilizer Distribution” project, and ensured more accurate soil test and fertilizer combination by using smart fertilizer combination machine. Guided by service personnel, local farmers used mobile phone to efficiently and conveniently finish smart fertilizer application. In 2016, Sinofert will popularize 200 fertilizer combination demonstration stations and supporting demonstration fields nationwide. Our company’s agriculture business enterprises including China National Seed Group and Sinochem International demonstrated farmer-helping and farmer-benefiting products and service projects at the activity site, which attracted concern from attending delegates.
At the Internet of Things Water-Fertilizer Integration Base in Gupei Town, Anhui Province, attending delegates inspected Water-Fertilizer Integration application system and greenhouse demonstration effect. This system is the latest achievement combining agriculture Internet of Things system and highly efficient irrigation system, capable of implementing a complete set of modern irrigation fertilizer application and greenhouse climate regulation technology and management practices at fixed position, at fixed time and in fixed quantity.
During the activity period, journalists from nearly 20 central and local media including the People’s Daily, Xinhua News Agency, China National Radio, and Guozixiaoxin etc went to fields of the demonstration project to hold interview and cover our company’s actual measures and practical achievements for promoting fertilizer zero growth, and boosting farmers’ output & harvest increase.
“Sinochem Sentiment -- Dreams about Three Rural Issues” agricultural service activity is a public welfare brand activity organized by the Group in agricultural service field. Since its kickoff in 2014, it has carried out a total of over 30000 activity sessions, which directly benefited nearly 4 million farmers.