Southeast Guizhou Tea Garden Chicken Raising Project Director: Hou Zhenghong
Volunteers: Dai Guangyue, Shen Yangfan
20 Miao households in Huangping County, Southeast Guizhou, exhilarated to take over the baton from the households of the first phase, started their journey of the second phase of SSCLF’s Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton Project. Ping’an volunteer, General Manager Dai Guangyue and Shen Yangfan, together with their team, made several in-depth investigations on the project. Project director Hou Zhenghong will lead the households to centralize, scale and standardize chicken farming. Sincere appreciation also goes to the government for their support. May the second phase a great success!
The right photo above: The site of the second phase kick-off meeting.
The left photo above: A group photo of the project director and Ping’an volunteer, General Manager Dai Guangyue.
Southeast Guizhou Uncaria Rhynchophylla Project Director: Wu Zengxian
Volunteers: Dai Guangyue, Shen Yangfan
The second phase of SSCLF’s Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton Project was launched in Liping County, Southeast Guizhou this quarter. Ping’an volunteer, General Manager Dai Guangyue and Shen Yangfan, together with their team, investigated the project. 10 Dong households, led by project director Wu Zengxian, will begin to cultivate Uncaria Rhynchophylla. Heartfelt thanks also go to the government for their support, and wish the farmers a higher income and a happy life!
The left photo above: A group photo of Ping’an volunteer, General Manager Dai Guangyue and project director Wu Zengxian at the kick-off meeting.
The right photo above: A group photo at the kick-off meeting.
Anhui Anqing Green Tea Project Director: Wang Linmiao
Volunteers: Xie Sijun, Ye Fei
The second phase of SSCLF’s Farmer Entrepreneurship Relay Baton Project was launched in Yuexi County, Anqing, Anhui Province this quarter. Ping’an volunteer Xie Jijun took over the baton from General Manager Wang Peng, and General Manager Ye Fei investigated the project in depth many times. Project director Wang Linmiao will lead 16 poverty-stricken households to plant Yuexi Cui Lan (a type of green tea). Sincere gratitude also goes to the local agricultural committee. May the income of households be improved, and we hope that the elderly and children left behind will no longer be lonely.
The pictures above: The scene of the second phase kick-off meeting.
Guizhou Anshun Chinese Herbal Medicine Project Director: Ren Yunhu
Volunteers: Hu Yinghong, Yu Mingjin
In this quarter, the main task of the 20 project households is polygonatum planting.
The left photo above: The cooperative distributed the first batch of materials – seedlings of polygonatum for the project households on October 12.
The right photo above: On October 29, the project households carried out the planting of polygonatum in the forest.
Shanghai Qingpu Vegetable Project Director: Chen Junfang
Volunteers: Li Jinhui, Gu Daying
In this quarter, the 10 project households mainly worked on rice harvesting and sales, and farmland maintenance. On October 25, the cooperative organized a cultural experience activity of rice harvesting, with about 300 people participating in.
The left photo above: Project households Jin Jian and Chen Wangen were repairing their houses.
The right photo above: The harvest scene.
Anhui Jixi Edible Fungi Project Director：Hu Yongzheng, Hu Yonglu
Volunteers: Chen Aiwu, Qin Wen
The 10 project households entered the management stage this quarter, including a series of technical operations – pile turning, impurity detection, shed building, field arranging, bag taking-off, water spraying to keep moisture, and collecting mushrooms.
The left photo above: Project household Fang Shunhua was tending mushrooms in the shed.
The right photo above: Project household Shao Guoyong was preparing mushrooms for sale.
Anhui Guangde Rice Project Director: Lu Shiping
Volunteers: Chen Aiwu, Qin Wen
In this quarter, the main tasks of the 10 project households are rice harvesting, as well as planting of oilseed rape and wheat. The yield of quality rice amounts to about 550 kg / mu, with the sales price reaching up to 135 yuan / 50 kg, which is 11 yuan / 50 kg higher than that of last year. In October, the cooperative organized the purchase and selection of high-quality rapeseed and wheat for the project households, and invited experts from the Bureau of Agricultural Technology to provide technical guidance on the planting of rapeseed and wheat.
The left photo above: Project household Yin Youquan planted altogether 50 mu of high-quality rice, with an average yield increase of about 150 kg / mu, an increase in income of about 20,000 yuan compared to last year.
The right photo above: Project household Luo Guoquan planted altogether 50 mu of high-quality rice, with an average yield increase of about 140 kg / mu, an increase in income of about 19,600 yuan compared to last year.
Anhui Huangshan Organic Rice Project Director: Xu Haibo
Volunteers: Cheng Wu
This quarter, the main task of the 30 project households in Phase 2 is to turn over and smooth out the soil to cultivate rape, repair dams and clean drains.
The photo above: Project households Chen Yajun (left) and Jiang Yuzhang (right) were turning over and smoothing out the soil to plant rape.
Anhui Anqing Water Bamboo Project Director: Wang Yanhua
Volunteers: Xie Sijun, Ye Fei
The main tasks of the project households are harvest, sale and emasculation of water bamboo. On December 9, the cooperative invited Professor Zhang Qi’an and Researcher Yu Feifei from the vegetable department of the Provincial Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and Director Chu Haifeng from the Vegetable Office of Yuexi County, to the base to give seedling training for 10 project households.
The left photo above: Project household Chu Chengfa was processing Pueraria Lobata on November 18.
The right photo above: Project household Peng Shifu was ploughing field and raising seedlings in the water bamboo field on December 11.
Chongqing Chengkou County Chinese Bee Project Director: Fan Zhongfu
Volunteers: Tu Jingsong, Huang Yangjian, Liu Yantao
The main tasks of the project households this quarter is the overwintering management of Chinese bees.
The left photo above: The winter management of the project.
The right photo above: The winter management training for Chinese bees organized by the cooperative.
Anhui Huangshan Green Tea Project Director: Fang Guoqiang
Volunteers: Cheng Wu
The main tasks of 22 households of phase 2 this quarter are tea tree fertilization, tea farmers training and ridging management.
The left photo above: Project households were attending training on organic tea cultivation technology.
The right photo above: Fertilization of tea trees.
Hubei Wuhan Honey Project Director: He Dehua
Volunteers: Zhan Xiaoqing, Zhang Desheng
The main tasks of the 21 project households this quarter are to control mites in winter (none brood time), replace old equipment and prepare food for overwintering bees. On November 7, the cooperative held a training session on “National Beekeeping Technology System” in Changxuanling Street, Huangpi District. The training covered details in bee prevention, mite treatment, bee breeding and the use of bee medicines, among others.
The left photo above: Project household Le Yibin has decorated his house.
The right photo above: Project household Yuan Huayong was attending the 17th China Wuhan Agricultural Expo.
Chongqing Xiushan Chinese Bee Project Director: Bai Tianshu
Volunteer: Guo Sheng
This quarter the project households are mainly responsible for the management of bee breeding and honey gathering. The cooperative’s sales reached more than 700,000 yuan this quarter.
The left photo above: Project director Bai Tianshu and project household Bai Kaiguo were inspecting the beehive on site
The right photo above: The on-site training of bee breeding technology.
Chongqing Xiushan Red Kiwi Project Director: Yang Jing
Volunteer: Guo Sheng
The main work of this quarter is kiwi winter management, pruning, and fertilization. On December 1, the cooperative conducted a winter management training for project households.
The left photo above: Project household Yang Chunju’s husband was pruning.
The right photo above: Project household Yi Chunzhi was fertilizing.
Anhui Chuzhou Glutinous Rice Project Director: Xuan Youlin
Volunteers: Li Wei, Hu Yong, Wang Wei, Su Peng
The main work this quarter is rice harvest, wheat sowing, and weeding. On December 11, all the 20 project households participated in the zero price difference purchase meeting of agricultural materials organized by the cooperative.
The left photo above: Project household Jiang Fuming’s family was weeding the winter wheat.
The right photo above: Project household Wu Renyi’s family was harvesting rice.
Guizhou Qiannan Apple Peach Project Director: Dai Jun
Volunteers: Song Wenying, Zhang Qi
In this quarter, project households are mainly engaged in fruit tree winter pruning and topdressing. On November 28, the cooperative organized the project households of the second phase to conduct on-site teaching and practical training on winter pruning and base fertilizer application in the cooperative base.
The left photo above: Project director Dai Jun was conducting practical explanation to the project households.
The right photo above: Project household Dai Jun was having a discussion with project households Xie Yiping and Xie Wanzhong.
Guizhou Qiannan Edible Fungi Project Director: Chen Jinbang
Volunteers: Song Wenying, Wang Ju
The main work of the project households this quarter is the daily management of Edible Fungi collection and inoculation. The cooperative and the Edible Fungi Institute of Lishui Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences have established cooperation on Industry-Academia-Research. Director Ying Guohua, expert enjoying the special allowance of the State Council, has visited the base three times a year. Through the demonstration planting of project households, 23 cooperatives have been guided and driven to plant mushroom.
The left photo above: Delivering mushroom sticks to other cooperatives.
The right photo above: Project household Wu Guoqing was helping to load the truck.
Guangxi Hechi Silkworm and Dragon Fruit Project Director: Huang Ruibiao
Volunteer: Zhu Jiangming
The main work of the project households this quarter is dragon fruit picking, management and protection. Altogether 6 batches of fruit have been harvested, with a total of 162,500 kg.
The left photo above: The luxuriant dragon fruit.
The right photo above: Project households Wei Bingyuan’s and Tang Xiulu’s wives were sorting dragon fruit.
Shandong Weifang Hawthorn Project Director: Ma Yongcheng
Volunteers: Zhang Jian, Ye Fudong, Hao Puyan and Gong Xiaofei
In October, the hawthorn was ripe, and the project households picked and stored the hawthorn in the cold storage of cooperative director Ma. From November to December, some project households worked in the cooperative after harvesting their hawthorn, helping to pick fruit and load and unload goods in the cold storage.
The left photo above: Project household Guo Yanjuan was working in the cooperative.
The right photo above: Project household Ma Chuncheng was delivering his hawthorn to the cold storage in the cooperative.
Jiangxi Xinyu Kirin Watermelon Project Director: Chen Xiaohong
Volunteer: Wu Meinan
The main work of the project households this quarter is greenhouse kirin watermelon selling, land selection, demolition and construction of greenhouses, etc.
The left photo above: Project household Gong Zhigang bought a car with his increasing annual income.
The right photo above: The cooperative invited experts to the base this quarter to train project households on the disease resistance and treatment of watermelon seedlings.
Zhengan County Miaotang Zhengxin Bamboo Project Director: Luo Xin
Volunteers: Zhang Jiaqi, Zhao Wanbin, Li Zongshu
This quarter, the main work of the project households is to build a new area for square bamboo cultivation and sell square bamboo shoots
The photo above: Project households were building a new area on a steep hillside for square bamboo cultivation.
Hubei Wuhan Artemisia Project Director: Zhou Houbing
Volunteers: Zhan Xiaoqing, Zheng Jun
The main work for the project households this quarter is Artemisia Selengensis growth management, harvesting and selling. The cooperative organized the market analysis of Artemisia selengensis and the preparation work training before sales of Artemisia selengensis
The photo above: The Artemisia Selengensis planted by project household Zhou Yong.
Sichuan Jintang Organic Vegetable Project Director: Chen Xiaohui
Volunteers: Wang Zhenfang, Li Ping
In this quarter, the main work of the project households is to plant and sell winter vegetables such as cauliflower and asparagus lettuce. Vegetable prices remain stable, with the price of main varieties of cauliflower reaching 2.4-3.6 yuan / kg.
The left photo above: On December 10, the cooperative organized some project households to participate in the 2020 training session of grain and oil production and operation entities in Jintang County.
The right photo above: On December 16, the cooperative organized some project households to visit and study in Sanxiju Township, Jintang County.
Guangxi Yulin Guava Project Director: Xuan Xianjing
Volunteer: Yu Zhijian
The main tasks of 20 project households this quarter are pruning, fertilizing, watering and picking fruits.
The left photo above: Project household Ou Guangyong’s family enjoyed their family reunion in the new house.
The right photo above: Project households and project director Xuan Xianjing were learning planting techniques in Wuming Orah mandarin orchard.
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.