We visited Yantai University, located at Yantai, Shandong province, China, during September 22 and 27, 2004, with menbers who join the China-Japan joint symposium on agricultural, forestry and environmental sciences. The joint symposium was well managed by Dr. Jing-Long Han who studied in Kyushu University during 7 years as a Ph.D. student and as a visiting scientist and started to teach at Yanai University from April 2004. The symposium was held on September 24 as an event of the 24th anniversary from the foundation of Yanai University. Five persons of Environment and Material Engineering of Yanai University attended the joint symposium, and active discussion wad exchanged between speakers and attendants. In addition to the joint symposium, we had field-survey in the land use and land development in and around Yanai city. Apple and grape as fruits and maize and wheat as upland crops are main agricultural products in and around Yanai city. We observed conversion of upland crops to fruits in the hilly area, which has been recently progressed from the viewpoint of soil concervation. Along the coast, intensive land development of the originakky cripped land has been advanced.