CMA strengthens measures for grain production service

CMA strengthens measures for grain production service



10 May 2011
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Recently China Meteorological Administration (CMA) publicized the 2011 meteorological service action plan for national grain production. The plan aims to provide better meteorological service for grain production increase by strengthening efforts in critical season and production phase service, meteorological disaster mitigation, construction of agrometeorological service system and meteorological disaster mitigation system in rural areas (Two Systems), weather modification for grain production, and capability construction of agrometeorological disaster monitor and prediction.

It is reported that all levels of meteorological departments in 800 main grain production counties of 24 provinces would carry out meteorological service at critical season and time and ensure at least one soil moisture automatic observation station is set up in each county. In the 50 grain high production counties, meteorological departments will carry out special service and equip 2 to 3 soil moisture automatic observation stations.>> More information

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