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In 2016, the Wuxi Supply and Marketing Cooperatives will create 2 modern agricultural integrated service centers and 30 farmers' specialized cooperatives, providing menu-style growing field trusteeship service for 45,000 mu (1 mu = 0.06667 hectare) farmlands and further promoting level of serving farmers. The news was learnt from the working conference of supply and marketing cooperatives in the whole city on March 5. Liu Xia, Deputy Mayor of Wuxi, attended the conference.
In 2015, the Wuxi Supply and Marketing Cooperatives played an important role in the aspect of promoting agricultural rural economic development, and its agricultural material sale and total amount of agricultural and sideline product purchase increased by 80% and 127% respectively than those 5 years ago. In 2016, the Wuxi Supply and Marketing Cooperatives integrated agricultural material Internet of Things, crop hospital, formula fertilization and storage process and others into the modern agricultural integrated service center, letting more farmers gain more comprehensive and more high-efficient services in aspects involving seed selection, fertilization and field management. The Wuxi Supply and Marketing Cooperatives will also continue to jointly propel construction of the Sunan Logistics Center for Agricultural and Sideline Products with other departments and form new system of agricultural products market connecting agricultural products bases and supermarkets, outlet stores and farmer's markets as soon as possible.