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China to promote technology to boost grain output

12-29-2011 08:19 BJT

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China’s annual central rural work conference, says the country will promote technology to boost grain production in its plans for rural development next year.

The conference, which has just closed in Beijing, says technology is key to agricultural output, farmers’ income and rural development.

China’s grain production has seen an eighth consecutive year of growth. National output totaled more than 570 million tonnes in 2011, up 4.5 percent from a year earlier. Meanwhile, farmers’ incomes also have all risen relatively quickly over the same period. Yet this does not mean that the picture is all rosy for China’s agriculture.

As prices of certain farm produce remain unstable, and with the increase in both grain output and farmers’ income uncertain, the meeting also decided to protect farmers’ land an property rights, income distribution, social security and public service, and raise the minimum state purchase price for grain, and increase subsidies to producers in 2012.


Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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