2014 China Vegetable Industry Conference was held in Changshu, Jiangsu from May 9 to 11, 2014. Over 800 representatives from nationwide vegetable administration sectors, enterprises, cooperatives and research institutes attended the conference.
During the conference, attendants held discussions in 4 workshops, i.e., integrated technology of irrigation and fertilization, protected production and mechanization, seeds and seedling, modern cultivation techniques. More than 20 JAAS scientists and technicians attended the discussions on protected vegetable cultivation and relevant equipment. Director Yan Jianmin, Prof. Luo Keyong and other senior scientists of the Institute of Agricultural Machinery and Equipments (IAME) held extensive discussions with others attendants and reached the agreement to carry out technical cooperations.
Vegetable industry expo was also held during the conference. During the expo, IAEM demonstrated some of its latest research results, including JSC-1000 controlling system for irrigation and fertilization, semi-auto precision sowing machine, mobile greenhouses, etc.. The machines and technologies received great attention from the visitors and experts, who inquired in detail about the products. Some enterprises also expressed their wishes to cooperate.