1 million new farmers to be trained in China in 2018
People's Daily


China plans to train more than 1 million "new professional farmers" in 2018 for the development of modern agriculture in the country, a senior agriculture official said Friday. 
The country will also enhance policy and financial support in the sector, and encourage the integration of agriculture and the Internet, Vice-Agricultural Minister Ye Zhenqin said at a press conference in Beijing. 
China is home to 14 million farm professionals, news site people.cn reported.