• Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersChina
  • Founded1995

National Agro-tech Extension and Service Center (NATESC)

National Agricultural Technology Extension and Service Center (NATESC), an agency within the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, was created in 1995 by combining the former National Seed Station, National Soil and Fertilizer Station, National Plant Protection Station and National Agricultural Technology Extension Station into a single agency and has 22 divisions. NATESC is responsible for: --introduction, trial, demonstration, and extension of new crop varieties, new inputs, and new technologies in the field of crop cultivation, scientific fertilization, water saving and rainfed agriculture, pest control, safe use of chemicals, etc --monitoring the crop pests, soil moisture and drought --domestic plant quarantine, regional trials for major crop varieties and registration of non-major crop varieties, supervision and testing of crop seeds and fertilizer quality --implementation of crop production projects, release of information, and formulation and revision of related industry standards --work of National Crop Seed Standardization Technical Committee, National Crop Seed Certification Working Committee Secretariat, National Agricultural Plant Quarantine Pest Appraisal Committee Secretariat, Subcommittee of the National Plant Quarantine Standardization Technical Committee, National Fruit Standardization Committee Secretariat, China Tea Industry Alliance Secretariat, Secretariat of crop production expert advisory groups of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Locust Control Command Office of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs --international exchange and cooperation in crop production and technology extension --providing guidance to the reform and establishment of the nationwide crop production extension system and undertaking the work of vocational skill identification for crop production --providing guidance to the work of related agricultural associations
See more

Company Offices

  • China (headquarters)
  • Beijing
  • Building 20, Maizidian Street, Chaoyang District