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Yasheng Group Announces Hemp Contract Farming Program

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2015) - Yasheng Group ( OTCQB : HERB ), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural conglomerate with U.S. headquarters in Redwood City, California, today announced a hemp contract farming program for the Spring 2015 growing season. The program was created to allow customers to pre-order a variety of hemp products such as hulled seed, stalk, and fiber by the acre.

The project is located in the Bayinnaoer County Region of Inner Mongolia on 110,000 acres of agricultural land. The 2015 expected hemp order cultivation planting area is approximately 10,000 acres. Yasheng Group and its partner Meng Yuan Agriculture Company will provide scientific breeding, real-time monitoring of farmland environment, and strict control of the use seeds, seedlings, and planting techniques.

The Bayinnaoer area's climate and soil are favorable for hemp cultivation, with sunshine and good solar exposure. Hot summers are short and cool autumn days come early, which is the ideal climate for growing hemp in the region. The area is connected to the Yellow River water diversion irrigation system, with regional groundwater depth generally is less than five meters.

For more information, please contact our Redwood City office by phone at (650) 363-8345 or by email at info@yashenggroup.com.

Yasheng Group
Yasheng Group, founded over 30 years ago, is a US holding company that conducts primarily agricultural operations in the Northwest of China. Today it is one of China's leading producers and marketers with six major product segments including field crops, vegetables, fruit, specialty crops, seeds and poultry. Yasheng is a supplier of high-quality agricultural products to world-famous conglomerates such as McDonald's, KFC, Tsingtao Beer, and Pepsi. The company is led by a highly qualified management team and has total assets of over $2 billion, over 15,000 employees, and a history of strong sales and earnings growth. Please visit our website www.yashenggroup.com and register to receive future press releases directly.

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