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To realize the target of “zero growth in the application volume of pesticides by 2020”, from 20 to 21 July, 2017, the Jiangsu Plant Protection and Quarantine Station (the Station) held a spot observation meeting of the Rice Seed Treatment and Green Prevention and Control of Stem Borers in Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province, which was attended by around 90 people in charge of plant protection and quarantine and producers of seed coating agents from 13 cities and counties in the province.
On 4 November, 2015, the revised Seed Law of the People’s Republic of China (Seed Law) was passed by the 12th National People’s Congress Standing Committee meeting, with 149 yes-votes and 5 abstentions, expected to be implemented officially from 1 January, 2016. In total, 94 articles and 10 chapters have been revised.
On 27 Oct., 2015, the CEO and Chairman of the Seed Association of the Americas (SAA), Andy LaVigne and Risa DeMasi visited the China National Seed Association (CNSA).
On 20 April, 2015, the revised draft to the Seed Law of the People’s Republic of China (Seed Law) of great significance was put before the National People's Congress (NPC) for deliberation for the first time. Now the results have not yet been released. However, the Seed Law is expected to be renewed soon.