Modern tech creates 'smart agriculture' in China

China Plus Published: 2017-11-03 11:16:04
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Agriculture Minister Han Changfu has said that the mechanization and modernization of Chinese agriculture have made great strides. [Photo: vcg.com]

Agriculture Minister Han Changfu has said that the mechanization and modernization of Chinese agriculture have made great strides. [Photo: vcg.com]

Agriculture has always played a crucial part both in forming and sustaining the ancient Chinese civilization. 

Now, with innovative modern technologies, the millennia-old farming practices are being reshaped and upgraded. 

Dubbed “smart agriculture,” the combination of big data and the internet of things with farming has resulted in a higher grain output and better environmental protection. 

[The audio clip is from Horizons, a revamped daily features program produced by CRI that gets to the heart of Chinese society, life and economy. To know more about this program, you can download the China Plus App on your mobile phone.]


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