In the first nine months of this year, the national output of fresh milk increased by 5.2% year on year.
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, 13 Nov (Reporter Yu Wenjing) China's dairy industry got off to a good start this year. From January to September, the national fresh milk output increased by 5.2% compared with the same period last year. Statistics show that dairy production increased by 8.8% in the same period. The transformation and upgrading of the dairy industry has accelerated.
Wang Junxun, second-class inspector of the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture and villages, said at a press conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and villages on the 13th that the General Office of the State Council has issued "opinions on promoting the revitalization of the dairy industry to ensure the quality and safety of dairy products" for more than a year. Relevant departments in various localities have earnestly increased policy support and technical guidance, and dairy production and consumption of dairy products have developed steadily.
He said that the Ministry of Agriculture and villages and other nine departments jointly issued opinions to refine the work measures. Seven departments, including the National Development and Reform Commission, jointly issued the "domestic Infant Formula Dairy Promotion Program", and ten major dairy production provinces and most provinces issued opinions on the revitalization of the dairy industry.
This year, the central government allocated a number of funds to continue to expand the scope of grain reform and feeding, increase the construction scale of high-quality alfalfa base from 500000 mu to 1 million mu, transform and upgrade 1500 dairy family pastures, and increase the training of 5000 ranchers and technical backbones. To carry out the pilot project of third-party testing of fresh milk quality. According to incomplete statistics, local governments have allocated more than 2 billion yuan this year to support dairy cattle expansion, dairy processing and dairy consumption cultivation.
Wang Junxun said: the Ministry of Agriculture and villages, together with the Ministry of Finance, issued opinions, focusing on supporting the development of dairy farms and cooperatives, and guiding dairy farmers to develop dairy processing. Henan, Shandong and other places support large-scale farms to set up fresh milk beverage shops, and some farms have obtained dairy processing licenses. Some large dairy companies have begun to increase the proportion of their own milk sources in the form of self-built pastures or equity acquisitions of farms. Relevant departments urge dairy enterprises to strictly implement contractual acquisitions, and encourage dairy enterprises to unite with financial institutions to provide cash subsidies, interest-free and low-interest loans to dairy farmers.
He said that in the next step, the Ministry of Agriculture and villages will focus on the construction of the milk source base, the exploration of the new mode of processing and development of the dairy office, the supervision of the quality and safety of fresh milk, the connection of the interests of breeding and processing, and the revitalization of the main production provinces of the dairy industry. Form the diversified work pattern of government guidance, enterprise main body, multi-party participation and common promotion.