The fourth quarter review of 2019 SSCLF’s Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton Project
2020-01-15

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Chengkou County Dong’an Xingchen Chinese Bee Project Director: Fan Zhongfu

Volunteers: Tu Jingsong, Huang Yangjian, Liu Xiantao

The 32nd project of SSCLF’s Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton Project was launched in Dong’an of Chengkou County, Chongqing! Volunteers including President Tu Jinsong and Huang Yangjian of Ping’an, have repeatedly crossed mountains and mountains to investigate the project with their team, which is established as the third project in Chongqing. Project director Fan Zhongfu will lead 10 poor households to cultivate and sell Chinese bees.

The left photo above: The kick-off ceremony on November 25, 2019.

The right photo above: The group photo taken during SSCLF’s investigation and communication.

 

 

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Anhui Lu’an Rice Paddy Duck Project Director: Ge Yixue

Volunteers: Sheng Yuhong, Yang Aixin

In the past three years, under the leadership of Project Director Ge Yixue, the 20 households have planted and sold rice, wheat, duck rice and ratoon rice. With the successful completion of phase 1, incomes have increased and the loans have been repaid in advance. They are ready to pass the baton to the households of phase 2.

The left photo above: On December 3, the director of the cooperative guided poor households on the management of wheat planting.

The right photo above: On October 25, the ratoon rice demonstration base of the cooperative was tested.

 

 

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Anhui Huangshan Green Tea Project Director: Fang Guoqiang

Volunteers: Xie Sijun, Cheng Wu

On December 31, the baton of the tea project in Xiuning County, Huangshan was relayed again. The incomes of households participating in phase 1 have increased and loans have been repaid on time. Now the baton was passed to 22 households in phase 2. Also, project director Fang Guoqiang is to be congratulated on winning the “national advanced private enterprise award for targeted poverty alleviation—Thousand enterprises helping thousand villages”.

The left photo above: The launching ceremony of phase 2.

The right photo above: The award ceremony for project director Fang Guoqiang.

 

 

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Guizhou Qiannan Apple Peach Project Director: Dai Jun

Volunteers: Song Wenying, Zhang Qi

In this quarter, project households are mainly engaged in orchard weeding, fruit tree winter pruning, pest and disease control, and base fertilizer application. Apple peaches are growing very well and have been put into normal production, with each household earning about 80,000 yuan. The cooperative also organized project households to conduct on-site training and demonstration before the pruning of fruit trees in this quarter.

The left photo above: The technician of the cooperative was demonstrating the pruning process to the households.

The right photo above: The admission notice of project household Chen Wanxian's son to Guizhou University of Finance and Economics.
 

 

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Anhui Anqing Green Tea Project Director: Wang Linmiao

Volunteers: Wang Peng, Chu Manxia, Ye Fei

The main work of the 20 project households this quarter is tea garden management in winter.

The left photo above: Project household Wang Wenhu was applying winter farmyard manure to the tea garden.

The right photo above: The group photo on the kick-off ceremony of the leaders of SSCLF and the Provincial and Municipal Rural Bureau, and the project director of phase 1.

 

 

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Shandong Weifang Hawthorn Project Director: Ma Yongcheng

Volunteers: Zhang Jian, Ye Fudong, Hao Puyan and Gong Xiaofei

The main work of the project households is to harvest and slice hawthorn, and help in the cold storage.

The left photo above: Project household Ma Linji was picking hawthorn.

The right photo above: Project household Gao Weiming bought a truck after selling hawthorn.

 

 

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Hubei Wuhan Artemisia Selengensis Project Director: Zhou Houbing

Volunteers: Zhang Xiaoqing, Zheng Jun

The main work of the project households this quarter is the production management, harvest and sales of the artemisia selengensis. In September, the cooperative held a training course for the project households on market analysis of Artemisia selengensis and the preparation before it coming in.

The photo above: The exuberant artemisia selengensis of project household Li Xuefang.

 

 

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Chongqing Xiushan Chinese Bee Project Director: Bai Tianshu

Volunteer: Guo Sheng

The main work of the project households this quarter is to help bees survive the winter and manage the bees accordingly. In the fourth quarter, the cooperative implemented centralized training on winter management to 32 households.

The left photo above: Project director Bai Tianshu was explaining the precautions for winter management.

The right photo above: An on-site training on beekeeping was held.

 

 

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Guizhou Qiannan Edible Fungus Project Director: Chen Jinbang

Volunteers: Song Wenying, Wang Shengkang

The main work of the project households this quarter is the edible fungus management. They also participated in the piecework of the cooperative in their spare time.

The left photo above: Customers from Guangxi was loading mushrooms in the base.

The right photo above: The signing ceremony of the cooperative.

 

 

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Jiangxi Xinyu Kirin Watermelon Project Director: Chen Xiaohong

Volunteer: Wu Meinan

The project households are mainly engaged in harvesting watermelons, removing the greenhouses and re-selecting the land.

The photo above: The watermelons in the greenhouses.

 

 

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Anhui Huangshan Organic Rice Project Director: Xu Haibo

Volunteers: Xie Sijun, Cheng Wu

The 20 project households are mainly engaged in harvesting organic rice and planting rape. Technical exchange and training on seeding and water manure have been held by leading households and the cooperative.

The left photo above: Project household Han Longsheng was harvesting in the field.

The right photo above: Project household Lei Shuirong was harvesting the black rice.

 

 

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Hubei Wuhan Honey Project Director: He Dehua

Volunteers: Zhan Xiaoqing, Zhang Desheng

The main work of the 21 project households this quarter is to control mites in winter (none brood time), disinfect machines and tools, sort out and eliminate old hives, and prepare for the reproduction of bees in spring. The cooperative organized a 15-day training on “2019 new professional farmers’ cultivation of bees for production and management”, and a 5-day training on e-commerce.

The left photo above: The cooperative organized a visit to the Museum of Huazhong Agricultural University.

The right photo above: The project director He Dehua was lecturing.

 

 

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Anhui Anqing Water Bamboo Director: Wang Yanhua

Volunteers: Wang Peng, Chu Manxia, Ye Fei    

The main work of the project households is pueraria processing, water bamboo seedling, and house redecoration, etc. On October 32, the cooperative invited Chu Haifeng, director of the County Vegetable Management Office, and Zhu Ancheng, director of the Agricultural Centre, to guide the 10 households on seedling and cultivating water bamboo.

The left photo above: Project household Peng Daiyun was processing the Pueraria.

The right photo above: Project household Chu Zhaolin was seedling and cultivating water bamboo.


 

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Guangxi Hechi Silkworm, Dragon Fruit Project Director: Huang Ruibiao  

Volunteer: Zhu Jiangming   

The main work for project households this quarter is the harvest and selling of dragon fruit, the field maintenance, and winter manure.

The left photo above: Project household Chen Yangfu was taking his child to the park on weekend.

The right photo above: Project household Li Haisen’s son was enrolled in the key middle school of the county.

 

 

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Southeast Guizhou Uncaria Rhynchophylla Project Director: Wu Zengxian

Volunteers: Dai Guangyue, Shen Yangfan

This quarter the 10 project households are busy harvesting and shearing the uncaria rhynchophylla.

The photo above: Project household Wu Shiheng (on the left side) and Wu Hecun (on the right side) were shearing the uncaria rhynchophylla.

 

 

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Anhui Chuzhou Glutinous Rice Project Director: Xuan Youlin  

Volunteers: Li Wei, Hu Yong, Wang Wei

This quarter, the main work is wheat harvesting and sowing. On December 20, all the 20 project households participated in the conference on wheat management organized by the cooperative.

The left photo above: Project household Jin Wentao was drying his crop.

The right photo above: Project household Jiang Fuming was selling the crop to Dadi Association.

 

 

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Chongqing Xiushan Red Kiwi Project Director: Yang Jing

Volunteer: Guo Sheng

This is the season for winter management and selling kiwifruit.

The left photo above: The project households were repairing the greenhouse with cement columns.

The right photo above: The project households were pruning the fruit trees.


 

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Zheng’an County Miaotang Zhengxin Bamboo Project Director: Luo Xin

Volunteers: Zhang Jiaqi, Zhao Wanbin, Li Zongshu

This quarter, the main work of project households is to sell the square bamboo shoots. Through SSCLF’s Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton Project, the project households transformed their forest land, perfected the quality of forest, and increased the output of bamboo shoots, with their income greatly improved. The average production increase reaches 20% - 25%.

The left photo above: Project household He Xingbo was selling the square bamboo shoots, which was quite rewarding.

The right photo above: Project households were harvesting and selling the square bamboo shoots.

 

 

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Guangxi Yulin Guava Project Director: Xuan Xianjing

Volunteer: Yu Zhijian

The main work this quarter is fertilizing, watering and weeding in the field. On November 20, the cooperative held a planting exchange meeting between households to explain the details of tree planting management technology, with altogether 125 people participated in.

The left photo above: Project household Zhong Jingying was watering in the field.

The right photo above: Project director Xuan Xianjing was attending the exchange meeting on citrus with other households.

 

 

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Sichuan Jintang Organic Vegetable Project Director: Chen Xiaohui

Volunteers: Wang Zhenfang, Li Ping

In this quarter, project households have mainly planted and sold winter crops like cauliflower.

The left photo above: Project household Shen Yiling was selling cauliflower.

The right photo above: Project household Qiu Jingping was toiling in the field.


 

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Guangxi Hechi Pearl Plum Project Director: Yang Tongbiao           

Volunteer: Zhu Jiangming         

The main work of project households this quarter is winter management, pruning, fertilizing and cleaning the field. During September 23 to 26, three representatives of the cooperative attended the Guangxi Nanning Project Investment Exhibition. They brought the processed products of pearl plums planted in Longtan by project households, which was soon in short supply.

The left photo above: Project households, including Yang Shengrong, was learning the tips for winter pruning,

The right photo above: Project households brought pearl plums planted in Longtan to the exhibition.

 

 

 

Thanks to: Lu Jiaxian and Gao Wenying Special Fund, Anxin Trust Special Fund, Hugeleaf Special Fund, Relay China Special Fund, Jiaqing Special Fund, Kailong Special Fund, Bank of East Asia Special Fund, Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton Special Fund, etc. under the Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation, and also Mr. Xu Bingsen and Mrs. Shen Meide from Taiwan, for their strong support to Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton Project.

 

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