ChinaAnhui Anqing Paddy Rice Project Director: Cao Yunsheng
Volunteers: Xie Sijun, Chen Zhiheng, Xia Haibing
SSCLF’s Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton - Anqing Huaining County Project in Anqing, Anhui was launched this quarter! Thanks for the recommendation of the Agricultural Committee! Mr. Xie Sijun, project volunteer, general manager, Huangshan branch, Anhui, China Ping An Property Insurance Co. Ltd., and his team have inspected many times and verified the project and farmers. This is the third relay baton project site in Anqing. Project director Cao Yunsheng will lead 20 project households to plant single-season rice, Liangyou 688, and Liangyou 8010.
The photo above: the scene of the kick-off meeting.
Anhui Wuhu Vegetable Project Director: Liu Yonggui
Volunteers: Wang Peng, Hu Xiao, Wei Wei, Wang Houzhi, Zhang Yongpeng
SSCLF’s Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton-Anhui Wuhu Luyu Project has started! This is the first project in Wuhu. Thanks for the recommendation of the Agriculture Commission! Wang Peng, project volunteer, general manager, Wuhu Branch, China Ping An Property Insurance Co. Ltd., and his team has made great effort for the project. Project director Liu Yonggui organized 50 project households to participate in a training on greenhouse vegetable technology this quarter. The cooperative started cutting Artemisia selengensis and field management at the seedling stage. Before cutting Artemisia selengensis, the project households plowed the soil, applied basal fertilizer, and chemically weeded. After cutting Artemisia selengensis, they watered, fertilized and prevented diseases and insects, and weeded in time.
The photos above: the scene of the kick-off meeting.
Shanghai Qingpu Vegetable Project Director: Chen Junfang
Volunteers: Li Jinhui, Gu Daying
Mr. Jiang Liang, SSCLF’s chairman, and his party came to Linjia Village, a demonstration village for rural revitalization in Zhujiajiao town, Qingpu district, Shanghai, and met with some project households. With the participation of the project sponsors and the leadership of the project directors and volunteers, the project households have planted green rice in the past year, and their lives have undergone gratifying changes. They wish the humanistic countryside more and more beautiful!
The photo above: a group photo of inspecting the project site.
Chongqing Xiushan Chinese Bee Project Director: Bai Tianshu
Volunteer: Guo Sheng
The main work of the project households this quarter is bee management and honey harvesting. This year, 3800 new bee colonies were added and 63 tons of honey were harvested.
The left photo above: Bai, the project director and the project households took honey on site.
The right photo above: Mr. Guo, project volunteer, and his team inspected the project base.
Guizhou Anshun Chinese Herbal Medicine Project Director: Ren Yunhu
Volunteers: Zhu Jundong, Yu Mingjin
The main work of 20 project households this quarter is to top-dress the planted Polygonatum.
The left photo above: The Cooperatives organize project households to participate in a training on the cultivation of Chinese medicinal materials under the forest.
The right photo above: The project director talks with project households to understand the situation.
Anhui Chuzhou Paddy Rice Project Director: Xuan Youlin
Volunteers: Li Wei
The main work this quarter is irrigation, weeding, disease prevention and pest control in paddy fields. The cooperatives sent technicians to check on the paddy fields of 20 households and provided technical guidance.
The left photo above: Project household Liu Yan manually removes weeds in the field
The right photo above: The technician gave planting guidance to the project household Wang Changyou.
Southeast Guizhou Tea Garden Chicken Raising Project Director: Hou Zhenghong
Volunteers: Dai Guangyue, Shen Yangfan
The average weight of 20,000 Luhua chickens from the 20 project households reached 1.75 kg and the chicken are growing well. The chicken have entered a period of high egg production. In July, the cooperatives organized project households to conduct training on breeding techniques during the egg laying period, and in August, the cooperatives organized project households to conduct safety management training.
The left photo above: Project household Yang mixes the materials before feeding the chickens.
The right photo above: Project households Yang Zaihua and Chen Guiming are feeding chickens
Southeast Guizhou Uncaria Rhynchophylla Project Director: Wu Zengxian
Volunteers: Dai Guangyue, Shen Yangfan
The main work of the 10 project households in Phase 2 is to tip the Uncaria, and the Uncaria grows well.
The left photo above: One of the perspectives of project household Wu Yingzhou's Uncaria plantation base.
The right photo above: One of the perspectives of Wu Ruirong's Uncaria plantation base.
Anhui Anqing Green Tea Project Director: Wang Linmiao
Volunteers: Xie Sijun, Ye Fei
The main work of the 23 project households in Phase 2 this quarter is to manage the old and new tea gardens. In September, the cooperatives organized project households to participate in the China Anhui (Hefei) High-Quality Agricultural Products Fair and visit on-site training.
The left photo above: Wang Feixia, wife of project household Zhang Hongwei, weeded in the tea garden.
The right photo above: The cooperatives organizes project households to participate in the Anhui Agricultural Products Fair.
Anhui Jixi Edible Fungi Project Director：Hu Yongzheng, Hu Yonglu
Volunteers: Yu Zhilai, Qin Wen
The main work of 10 project households this quarter is to produce fungus sticks and grow fungus.
The left photo above: Project household Feng Yunxin is in the management of fungus sticks.
The right photo above: Project household Xu Meiying is in the production of fungus sticks.
Anhui Guangde Rice Project Director: Lu Shiping
Volunteers: Yu Zhilai, Wu Jianguo
The main work of the 10 project households this quarter is field drainage, fertilization, plant protection, and harvesting and sales of ratooning rice. The high-quality mid-late rice is growing well. The ratooning rice yields 550 kg per mu, an increase of 50 kg/mu, compared with last year, and the sales price is 256 yuan per 100 kg.
The left photo above: Project household Hu Shigen bought the harvester because of his participation in the relay baton project.
The right photo above: Project household Luo Guoquan won a bumper harvest by participating in the relay baton project.
Anhui Huangshan Organic Rice Project Director: Xu Haibo
Volunteers: Cheng Wu
The main work of the 30 project households in Phase 2 this quarter is plowing fields, planting rice seedlings, and picking peaches. Mid-late rice is in the stage of ploughing and transplanting, with early rice harvesting, and the last batch of peaches picking.
The left photo above: Project households Jiang Yuzhang and Chen Yajun are plowing the fields
The right photo above: The cooperatives held a training on grain production and autumn planting.
Anhui Anqing Water Bamboo Project Director: Wang Yanhua
Volunteers: Xie Sijun, Ye Fei
The main work of project households this quarter is production management, harvesting, and sales of water bamboo. On August 19, the cooperatives organized Yu Feifei, a researcher from the Provincial Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hu Heqing, deputy director of the County Rural Agriculture Bureau, and Chu Haifeng, director of the Vegetable Office, to the project household base for a training on water bamboo harvesting and seedling cultivation.
The left photo above: project household Peng Daiyun observed the market time of autumn water bamboo in the field
The right photo above: Project household Zhang Tao selects seedlings in the water bamboo field.
Chongqing Chengkou County Chinese Bee Project Director: Fan Zhongfu
Volunteers: Tu Jingsong, Huang Yangjian, Liu Yantao
The main work of 10 project households this quarter was to harvest honey from Chinese bees and to breed Chinese bees in autumn. The cooperatives organize project households to attend a training on early spring breeding management for Chinese bees.
The left photo above: Project Hu Tang Yihua takes honey.
The right photo above: Project Xu Tangbi takes honey.
Anhui Huangshan Green Tea Project Director: Fang Guoqiang
Volunteers: Cheng Wu
The main work of the 22 project households in Phase 2 this quarter is tea garden weeding and technical training on organic tea garden management.
The left photo above: weeding in the Tea garden
The right photo above: field training scene of organic tea garden management technology
Hubei Wuhan Honey Project Director: He Dehua
Volunteers: Zhan Xiaoqing, Zhang Desheng
The main work of 21 project households this quarter is to collect wolfberry honey, a small amount of wattle honey and luan tree honey, and prepare bees for breeding in autumn, and to prevent diseases and treat bee mites. On September 8, the cooperatives organized project households to participate in the training on how to open online stores and live broadcast operations.
The left photo above: Project Guo Jianyong harvested honey from white wattle honey this year.
The right photo above: Project household Yi Yinhe is collecting wattle honey from Huangpi wattle honey source
Chongqing Xiushan Red Kiwi Project Director: Yang Jing
Volunteer: Guo Sheng
The main work of the project households this quarter is to pick and sort kiwifruit, and the cooperatives conducts unified sales.
The photos above: Scene of sorting kiwifruit by project households.
Guizhou Qiannan Apple Peach Project Director: Dai Jun
Volunteers: Song Wenying, Zhang Qi
The main work of project households this quarter is weeding in the garden, preventing and controlling diseases and insect pests, etc. On July 26, the cooperatives organized project households to visit the cooperatives, help picking, and learn grading sales on site.
The left photo above: Zhao Wencan, a Cooperatives member, explained to project households how to pick apple peach.
The right photo above: Apple peach sorting site.
Guizhou Qiannan Edible Fungi Project Director: Chen Jinbang
Volunteers: Song Wenying, Wang Ju
The main work of the project this quarter is to participate in the production and inoculation of fungus sticks in the cooperatives.
The left photo above: Project households Yang Gan, Wei Liuhua, etc. carry fungus sticks into the shed.
The right photo above: Project Qin Xiaocui is loading fungus sticks.
Jiangxi Xinyu Kirin Watermelon Project Director: Chen Xiaohong
Volunteer: Wu Meinan
The main work of project households this quarter is sales of watermelons, seedling cultivation, transplanting, and seedling care.
The left photo above: Manual pruning scene
The right photo above: Watermelon packaging scene
Guangxi Yulin Guava Project Director: Xuan Xianjing
Volunteer: Yu Zhijian
The main work of 20 project households this quarter is fertilization, watering, pruning and fruit picking. On September 5, the cooperatives organized project households to carry out exchange activities in Guilin Citrus Demonstration Park.
The left photo above: Project household Liang Yechun prunes the citrus branches.
The right photo above: Project Director Xuan Xianjing went to Guilin Kumquat Demonstration Park to learn and exchange planting techniques.
Thanks to: Lu Jiaxian and Gao Wenying Special Fund, Anxin Trust Special Fund, Hugeleaf 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.