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1. The rice industry in Taichung District


The areas of rice cultivation in central Taiwan are about 78,000 hectares in 2 cropping seasons. There are 24,500 hectares of japonica rice cultivation in Taichung city, and the major varieties are TN11, TC192, TK16 and TNG71. There are 48,500 hectares of japonica, indica (both for eating and for processing), japonica-waxy and indica-waxy type rice, black glutinous rice and purple aromatic glutinous rice cultivation in Changhua county, and the major varieties are TN11, TK9, TC192, TK16, Koshihikari, TC194, TN16, TCS10, TCW70, TCSW2 and TNGSW24. There are 4,800 hectares of japonica rice cultivation in Nantou county, and the major varieties are TN11, TK9 and TC192.

Japonica rice

The areas of japonica rice cultivation in central Taiwan are about 67,027 hectares, which account for 29% of cultivation in Taiwan. There are 24,230 hectares of japonica rice cultivation in Taichung city, 37,240 hectares in Changhua county, and 4,557 hectares in Nantou county, and the major varieties are TK9, TC192, TC194, TNG71, and TN11.

 

 TC194 TC192

TC194

TC192

Indica rice

The areas of indica rice cultivation in central Taiwan are about 6,971 hectares, which account for 61.8% cultivation in Taiwan and mainly located in Lukang, Hemei, Fangyuan, Sioushuei and Huatan township of Changhua county. The major variety isTCS10.

TCS10

TCS10

Indica glutinous

The areas of indica glutinous rice cultivation in central Taiwan are about 3,362 hectares, which account for 50% cultivation in Taiwan and mainly located in Fusing and Puyan township of Changhua county. The major varieties are TCSW1 and TCSW2.

 

 TCSW1  TCSW2

TCSW1

TCSW2

Japonica glutinous

The areas of japonica glutinous rice cultivation in central Taiwan are about 515 hectares, which account for 10% cultivation in Taiwan, and mainly located in Taichung Waipu Area, Xizhou and Puyan township of Changhua county. The major variety is TCW70.

 

 TCW70 TKW5 

TCW70

TKW5

 

 

 

 

Contract Farming Conglomerate Groups of Rice Production and Marketing

In our directive region in 2016, there were 10 contract farming conglomerate groups of rice production and marketing—Taichung Wu-Feng District Farmers' Association, Tachia District Farmers' Association, Changhua Tienchun District Farmers' Association, Nantou Tsaotun Township Farmers Association, Rice House Universal Co. Ltd., Yeedon Enterprise Co. LTD. (Chuntang), Unionrice Enterprise Co. LTD., Firstrice cooperative, Hongyuan Rice Miller and San-guang Co. LTD, and the total areas accounted to 3,700 hectares, which accounts for 17.7% of contract farming conglomerate groups of rice production and marketing in Taiwan.

The field of contract farming conglomerate groups of rice production and marketing

The field of contract farming conglomerate groups of rice production and marketing

Organic Rice Cultivation

The areas of organic rice cultivation in our directive region are about 96 hectares, which are mostly surrounding Tachia and Waipu region in Taichung city, Erhlin township, Hsichou and Pitou township in Changhua county. It accounts for 5.2% of areas of organic rice cultivation in Taiwan (1,843 ha ).

organic rice cultivation

organic rice cultivation



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