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21 October 2008
Crop Industry News from China General Motors Studies Cellulosic Ethanol in China
CHINA - General Motors and partner Coskata are working together in the development and commercialisation of second generation ethanol in China....
07 October 2008
Crop Industry News from China PetroSun to Set Up Algae Farm in China
CHINA - US company PetroSun has reached an agreement with Shanghai Jun Ya Yan Technology Development Co., Ltd. to establish a commercial scale algae farm system pilot facility in China....
01 October 2008
Crop Industry News from China Welwind Increases Interest in Chinese Windfarm Project
CHINA - Welwind Energy International Corp is showing additional interest in the A La Shan Zuo Qi Windfarm Phase II development in China....
30 September 2008
Crop Industry News from China CNOOC Starts Biodiesel Project in Hainan
CHINA - China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC)has started work ona biodiesel plant in Hainan Province....
17 September 2008
Crop Industry News from China Largest Solar Power Plant Linked to the Grid
CHINA - An experimental solar energy power plant in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region was linked to the electricity grid recently, and is the largest solar photovoltaic high-tension...
08 September 2008
Crop Industry News from China AgFeed to Open 900th Premix Distribution Chain
CHINA - AgFeed Industries, Inc., China's largest commercial hog producer and the largest premix feed company, today announced the opening of the 900th independently owned premix feed product...
05 September 2008
Crop Industry News from China Guizhou Jatropha Curcas Biodiesel Oil Output Predicted to Hit 1mn Tons
CHINA - Guizhou Province's biodiesel oil produced by jatropha curcas will reach 1 million tons per year in the future, generating output values of CNY 10 billion....
03 September 2008
Crop Industry News from China US Firms Seek Green Opportunities
CHINA - China's environmental protection and renewable energy market offers enormous opportunities for US businesses, said David Bohigian, the country's assistant commerce secretary....
01 September 2008
Crop Industry News from China China Invests in Wind Power
CHINA - China Power Investment Corporation, one of the country's five power giants, is investing 2.8 billion yuan ($410 million) in building a wind power plant, the largest of its kind in the...
26 August 2008
Crop Industry News from China Coal Province Boosts Wind Power Development
CHINA - The first batch of wind power generators began operating in Shanxi province, marking a new era of renewable resources in the coal-rich province....
06 August 2008
Crop Industry News from China China Fires Up First Chicken Manure-Biogas Plant
CHINA - Chicken manure on a large chicken farm north of the China's capital city of Beijing will be used to create biogas to drive GE Energy's ecomagination-certified Jenbacher gas engines to...
30 July 2008
Crop Industry News from China Solar Power Gets a Boost in Kunming
CHINA - The Kunming municipal government in China has started to transform the city's fledgling solar energy industry into a 60 billion-yuan ($8.8 billion) industrial base in China by 2013. ...
25 July 2008
Crop Industry News from China China Approves Biodiesel Pilot Projects
CHINA - China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has given the go-ahead to three biodiesel pilot projects with a total capacity of 170,000 tonnes. ...
24 July 2008
Crop Industry News from China Jatropha Plantation for Hainan
CHINA - Commercial planting of Jatropha is to be started in the Hainan province of China....
04 July 2008
Crop Industry News from China China 95% Self-Sufficient in Grain Needs
BEIJING - China has mainly relied on itself to feed its population of more than 1.3 billion and the country has successfully supplied over 95 percent of its grain needs in the past 10 years,...
10 June 2008
Crop Industry News from China DuPont Expands Solar Energy Production
CHINA - To meet the needs of the fast-growing photovoltaic (PV) solar energy market, DuPont will expand production of DuPont® Solamet® thick film metallization pastes at its Electronic...
09 June 2008
Crop Industry News from China China's Biodiesel Capacity Doubled with New Plant
CHINA - A pilot biodiesel production project was set up by China Biodiesel was started on the 3rd of June at Xiamen at Fujian Province....
09 May 2008
Crop Industry News from China Government Helps China Feed Itself
CHINA - The government of China have declared a new initiative giving support to farmers around the country in the latest bid to meet the population's ever increasing food demand. ...
Crop Industry News from China Opinion: Biogas and China
CHINA - We live in a new world - a world in which waste is recycled, waste of all kinds, just so we can turn it into a usable commodity....
28 April 2008
Crop Industry News from China First Biomass Power Plant to be Set Up in Huaneng
CHINA - Huaneng's first ever biomass power plant, Huaneng Changchun Biomass Power Plant, settled in Changchun, Jilin province on the 26th of April, 2008....
24 April 2008
Crop Industry News from China China to Curb Bioenergy Development
CHINA - Agriculture Minister has declared that China is to strictly control bioenergy development and oil crop shortage on the 21st of April during talks with Eva Kjer Hansen, Danish Minister...
15 April 2008
Crop Industry News from China China Warns Grains Exporters Of Licence Termination
BEIJING - According to Bernama, China is the world's largest grain consumer and also a net exporter of rice, wheat and corn....
07 April 2008
Crop Industry News from China Novel Stress Tolerance Gene from Jatropha
CHINA - Extreme environmental conditions such as low water availability, extremely high and low temperatures and high salinity restrict plant productivity....
02 April 2008
Crop Industry News from China Beijing's Research Center to Help Cut CO2 Emitted Through Farming
BEIJING, CHINA - With the launch of the Center for Research on Agriculture and Climate Change yesterday in Beijing, new standards and technologies are being adopted to help control the emission...
14 January 2008
Crop Industry News from China Chinese Firms Building More Biodiesel Refineries
BEIJING - Many Chinese companies have been seeing business opportunities in the tight oil supply in recent years and have begun to invest in related industries....
02 January 2008
Crop Industry News from China China puts quota on grain powder exports
BEIJING - China started a temporary quota policy on the export of wheat, corn and rice powder on Tuesday, in order to guarantee an adequate domestic supply....
20 December 2007
Crop Industry News from China First biodiesel producer from China listed on NYSE
CHINA - Gushan Environmental Energy Limited, the first biodiesel producer from China, listed on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday....
18 December 2007
Crop Industry News from China Biofuel venture reaps growing benefits from "diesel tree"
GUIZHOU - A Chinese energy company in the southwest province of Guizhou is awaiting its first harvest of more than 13,500 hectares of a "diesel tree", which will yield 15,000 tons of biodiesel...
14 December 2007
Crop Industry News from China China completes new biofuel power plant project
CHINA - China's Jiangsu Province has finished a rice and wheat straw for power project recently in Huaian City of Jiangsu Province, the first project or this nature....
11 December 2007
Crop Industry News from China Chinese to step up innovative technology cooperation
CHINA - China is to strengthen its innovative technological cooperation with foreign countries for mutual benefit, Vice-Minister of Science and Technology Li Xueyong said Monday....
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