JAAS received good news from the annual meeting of Jiangsu Provincial Science and Technology Development Conference. JAAS and its 6 regional institutes were listed in the top 20 institutions in terms of enriching the farmers and promoting agriculture. Another 20 scientists and technicians of JAAS were honored as outstanding individuals in agricultural technology extension and services. During the conference, JAAS Vice President Zheng Jianchu made an award speech.
The institutes that have been honored are as follows:
On-campus institutes: the Institute of Horticulture, the Institute of Vegetable Crops
Off-campus institutes: Institute of Agricultural Sciences of Coastal District,
Huaiyin Institute of Agricultural Sciences in Xuhuai District,
Zhenjiang Agricultural Science Institute of Jiangsu Hilly District,
Institute of Agricultural Sciences of the Yangtze River Bank District, Lianyungang Institute of Agricultural Sciences in Xuhuai District,
Suqian Institute of Agricultural sciences of Jiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Outstanding individuals: Wei Guoping, Xuhai, Zhou Weiren, Liu Guangqin, Liu Fengjun, Liu Shuidong, Shao Heping, Su Yang, Gao Hekun, Sun Yudong, Xu Wenhua, Zhang Yongtai, Liu Weizhong and Jiang Ruoyong.