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About Toyohashi

Industry

Agriculture

Kyoho grapes Toyohashi is blessed with a flat landscape, a mild climate, and a plentiful water supply from the Toyogawa Waterway, making it one of the leading agricultural regions of Japan. In addition to the cultivation of diverse crops, ranging from vegetables cultivated in open fields, fruits, horticultural crops and rice, livestock farming is also popular, boasting Japan's highest number of farmed quails, as well as pig farms, poultry farms etc.

vegetables However, problems are arising due to an increase in imported agricultural goods and the ageing of the farming population, with a lack of farmers to continue maintaining this industry. Toyohashi is therefore training farmers, supporting an industrial/logistics base and the rural community, strengthening the economic base of the industry and promoting environment-friendly agricultural methods.



Toyogawa Waterway

photo_Toyogawa Waterway The Toyogawa Waterway covers approximately 20,000 hectares of land, centering on Toyohashi and its environs. It supplies water for agricultural irrigation, water for the homes of approximately 760,000 people, and water to the coastal industrial sites. Thanks to the Toyogawa Waterway, greenhouse horticulture has shown particularly rapid growth, and this region is Japan's leading agricultural belt for crops grown under cover.

Banba Regulating Reservoir

Banba Adjustment PondThe reservoir was built as part of the Toyogawa Comprehensive Water Utilization Enterprise in order to better utilize water from the Toyogawa River system. The effective amount of water storage is 5 million tons. As a water storage facility built on flat land, it is one of the largest in the world. The surrounding area has been developed into green parks, pathways and playgrounds in which citizens can relax.