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  1. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    China's summer grain harvest a record, but deep inefficiencies remain

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 02:59am by Mandy Zhou

    ... Industry Association. China also used 1.8 million tonnes of pesticide a year, said Tang, director of the office of the rural work leading group. According to Ma Wenfeng, an analyst at Beijing ...

  2. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    China invests in farms overseas as development and pollution threaten its fields

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 03:55am by LA TIMES

    ... sights on foreign fields When Ma Wenfeng was a boy, his father earned so little money growing wheat and corn that the family mainly ate mantou, a steamed bread that is a staple of the poor. ... economy, with a huge demand for agricultural products," said Ma, who works as an analyst for a Beijing-based trade association, CnAgri. "When we look overseas, we see large tracts of land ...

  3. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Beijing vows respect for farmers' rights as it pushes rural land reforms

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:03pm by Teddy Ng

    ... investment." Ma Wenfeng, an analyst at Beijing Orient Agribusiness Consultants, said that the mainland's villages were in various states of development, and it was appropriate for local ... to import some food, such as soya beans, from other nations," he said. Ma said the country had a sufficient food supply, but added that the price differences between imported and domestically ...

  4. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Focus on grain supply expected to drive imports of non-stable foods

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:52am by MANDY ZUO

    ... are allocated to ensure adequate supplies of cereals, implying the mainland will rely more on the global market for non-staple foods. Ma Wenfeng, an analyst at Beijing Orient Agribusiness Consultants, ... was producing only 88 per cent of the grain it needed. An estimated 80 million tonnes of grain were imported last year, Ma said. Some experts have complained that the food shortfalls have been made ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - AGRICULTURE

    Jockey Club may face HK$10m bill over contaminated horse feed

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Emily Tsang

    ... size in eight to 12 months. Affected fish included species common in cooking such as striped mullet, tilapia, dace and grass carp. New Territories Fish Culture Association chairman Lai Loi-chau ...

  6. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Drought and heat take toll on China's crops

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... the temperature topped 40 degrees Celsius on most days last week, vegetables were scorched or suffered insect attacks because pesticides evaporated. Ma Wenfeng, an analyst at Beijing Orient Agribusiness ...

  7. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Beijing tries to plant seeds for a more stable food supply

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... not match the county's pressing needs to develop modern agriculture, said Ma Shuping, deputy director of the MOA's Seeds Administration. Two years ago, the State Council ordered agriculture departments to outline plans for the sector. It was the first time the issue had been raised in 49 years, Ma said. An analyst at Beijing Orient Agribusiness Consultants, Ma Wenfeng, said ...

  8. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Consumers get poor-quality farm produce, while the best goes overseas

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... In China, 405 of them- 78 per cent- are unregulated. While the country's best produce is exported, a large quantity of lower-end produce goes to waste. Professor Ma Ji, also from China Agricultural University, said media reports of poor sales of farm produce had doubled in the past seven years, with crops left to rot in fields. Ma said that of the 661 cases examined by his team since ...

  9. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Agriculture ministry forecasts record harvest this year

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... this year, analysts said. Ma Wenfeng, an analyst at Beijing Orient Agribusiness Consultants, said, "though China does not export much grain to the world market, a bumper harvest means less ... And this will exert a big influence to the global market," Ma said. Li said without increased food output, prices in the Chinese market are likely to surge amid expectations for a reduced global food ...

  10. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Policies aired to boost food security and avoid overreliance on imports

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... of resources and the environment. A Xinhua report from the conference- chaired by State Council secretary general Ma Kai, a newly appointed member of the Politburo- called for more investment ...



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