On August 8, 2013, the national workshop for presidents of provincial agricultural broadcast and television schools was convened in Guiyang of Guizhou Province. Mr. Wang Shoucong, Executive Vice President, Mr. Liu Tianjin and Mr. Qi Guo, vice presidents of CABTS, responsible persons of related divisions of CABTS and the responsible persons of the 33 provincial agricultural broadcast and television schools (science and technology education and training center of farmers), totaling 60 persons, attended the workshop. Mr. Xu Tiancai, Deputy Director General of the Department of Science and Technology of the Ministry of Agriculture and Mr. Xu Chenggao of Guizhou Provincial Agricultural Commission attended the workshop.
Participants of the workshop studied documents and speeches and instructions of the Ministry of Agriculture on training of new type of professional farmers. Centering the implementation of “Opinions on strengthening the development of CABTS to speed up the building of education and training system of new type of professional farmers” (Document of Agricultural Science and Education No. 7 of 2013) and the “Opinions of the Department of General Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture on Trials of Education and Training of New Type of Professional Farmers”, participants of the workshop had fruitful discussions on the education and training of new type of professional farmers, strengthening system development, well implementation of the program of one million vocational graduates and sunshine program. The workshop was successfully concluded and generated positive impact on further implementation of the programs of education and training of new type of professional farmers.