Prof. WU Zhijie Re-elected as Vice Chairman of the 7th National Fertilizer and Soil Conditioner Standardization Technical Committee
From July 13th to 15th, the 7th National Fertilizer and Soil Conditioner Standardization Technical Committee Transition Conference was held in Li County, Longnan, Gansu Province. At the same time, a work meeting was held to solicit opinions about the formulation and revision of six national and industry standards. A total of 87 members or representatives of the standardization committee and its branches, representatives of standard drafting agencies, and representatives of related production enterprises attended the conference. The conference participants also conducted on-line exchanges with relevant personnel from the National Agricultural Technology Extension Service Center and other organizations via a web conferencing service. At this conference, Prof. WU Zhijie was re-elected as the vice chairman of the Standardization Technical Committee.
Standards are the basic elements that constitute a country's core competitiveness that regulates economic and social development. With the deepening trend of economic globalization, the role of standards in international competition has become more and more prominent. The National Fertilizer and Soil Conditioner Standardization Technical Committee, led by the National Standardization Management Committee, was established in 1988. Prof. WU Zhijie was formerly the vice chairman of the sixth committee and he was re-elected as vice chairman of the 7th Committee due to his influence and contribution in the field of new fertilizers at home and abroad.
The National Fertilizer and Soil Conditioner Standardization Technical Committee has six branches, namely: Nitrogen Fertilizer Branch (SC2), Phosphate Compound Fertilizer Branch (SC3), Potassium Fertilizer Branch (SC4), New Fertilizer Branch (SC5), Molecular Sieve Branch (SC6) and Humic Acid Fertilizer Branch (SC7).
During the conference, the Standardization Technical Committee carried out public welfare activities in Li County, including donating fertilizers (of 210 tons) to farmers and donating to students and schools.