This year, Manas County continues to deepen the structural reform of the cotton supply side and focuses on the development of high-quality cotton production. The county’s 730,000 acres of cotton have harvested a bumper harvest. The new cotton harvest has now ended, and the cotton quality is better than in previous years.
Recently, in a cotton field in Baiyangshuzhuang Village, Letuyi Town, a large cotton picker was undergoing final harvesting operations. This year, Manas County has focused on developing high-quality cotton production and optimizing the number of main cotton varieties. The “one main and two auxiliary” planting rate has reached more than 91%. In terms of production, through multi-party cooperation and a new mechanism of interest linkage, supervision and services for growers are in place, and many adverse effects such as low temperature and rain in spring, high temperature and drought in summer are overcome. The county’s cotton grows well, the incidence of diseases and insect pests is mild, and the yield is uniform. , with more medium and high yields.
Ma Tao, chairman of the Lesheng Planting Professional Cooperative, said: “This year our cooperative planted more than 33,000 acres of cotton, with an average yield of 430-440 kilograms. The high production capacity reaches more than 500 kilograms, the price this year is relatively good, and the output has reached our expectations.”
This year Manas County will use high-quality cotton comprehensive integration technology The radiating and driving role of the demonstration park guides cotton farmers and processing companies to improve cotton quality through grading picking, grading stacking, grading processing and other methods. At present, 22 cotton purchasing companies in the county have purchased nearly 320,000 tons of new cotton. According to public inspection data from 17 ginneries, the quality of purchased cotton is significantly better than that of the same period last year. Key indicators such as color grade, length, breaking strength, micronaire value, and length uniformity of new cotton have significantly improved compared with the same period last year. , among which 52% of the lint products are double 29B grade or above, an increase of 22 percentage points from last year. The bumper cotton harvest, improved quality, and high quality at a good price have greatly enhanced the confidence of cotton-related enterprises, cooperatives, and cotton farmers to work together to develop and expand and strengthen high-quality cotton production.
As a national-level high-quality commercial cotton production base, Manas County continues to deepen the structural reform of the cotton supply side and establish a new mechanism for the integrated development of primary, secondary and tertiary industries. , by building a high-quality cotton industrialization consortium that integrates cotton planting, processing, sales, management, and social services, and adopting the “six unifications” model of unified varieties, unified planting, and unified management, the entire process of mechanization, intensification, and standardized production High-quality cotton, fully promote the large-scale operation of high-quality cotton, and promote the high-quality development of the entire cotton industry chain.
Wang Qiang, a member of the Party Leadership Group of the Manas County Agricultural and Rural Affairs Bureau, said: “We will promote the county’s agricultural production methods to ‘large-scale planting, full mechanization, and intelligent management. modern agriculture, specialization in technology and services, and professionalization of farmers. In the next step, we will focus on consolidating and expanding the effective connection between poverty alleviation and rural revitalization, taking agricultural supply-side structural reform as the main line, and steadily improving the country’s high-quality commodity cotton production base level, establish the Manas high-quality cotton brand, and promote the overall revitalization of the countryside.”