On November 23, 2018, “International Agri-technology Exchange Meeting,” which is part of The 8th Top Conference on the Development of Modern County Agriculture in China & The 1st Rural Vitalization and Development Conference, has been successfully held in Suqian, Jiangsu Province.
This meeting was hosted by professor Meng Fanxi, who is the former dean of International College of China Agricultural University. During the meeting, Itzhak Esquira, who is professor of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and chairman of International Facility Agriculture Association, Just Roo, who is manager in charge of Asian region from Dutch Codema company, Kang Chunxia, who is manager in charge of Chinese affairs from Dutch Axia company, and Hu Guizhao, one is sales manager from Dutch Ridder company, have delivered their special reports in the area of agricultural technology. In addition, Feng Ligeng, a professor from College of Food Science & Nutritional Engineering of China Agricultural University, and many home and abroad industry experts and elites have also attended this meeting.
The themes of this meeting include: the enlightenment of Israeli facility agriculture to China's agricultural development, sustainable development of agricultural resources under the background of China's rapid development of agriculture，scientific development of seed industry to maximize the benefits of the whole industrial chain in Acia, and an important role of horticulture automation in greenhouse production.
After the keynote speech, Hoogendoorn company has held a press conference for the new book "PLANT EMPOWERMENT." Hoogendoorn is Beijing Zhongnong Futong Horticultural Co., LTD’s strategic partner, and "PLANT EMPOWERMENT" is a book about environmental control in greenhouses, which is co-edited with Wageningen University. In the future, Zhongnong Futong, as a Chinese partner of Hoogendoorn, will be responsible for compilation and publishing of Chinese edition of "PLANT EMPOWERMENT."
After the press conference, participants have exchanged and discussed the related agricultural science and technology issues, as well as speech topics made by experts, which has contributed to a fruitful meeting. This meeting has also presented lots of new opportunities in the field of agricultural science and technology, which is crucial to promotion of the development of China’s agriculture.