Government officials from Sihong County made an academic visit to JAAS on October 14, 2011 and signed the cooperation agreement with JAAS to develop Sihong into a modern eco-agriculture demonstration county.
According to the agreement, JAAS will help Sihong People’ government to lay down modern eco-agriculture development plans, to provide technical support and human resources to agricultural industrialization, standardization, ecologicalization and informationization, to promote technical transformation and produce upgrade, and to enhance local agriculture competitiveness and to realize sustainable development in Sihong. JAAS and Sihong will make joint efforts to establish Sihong Modern Eco- agriculture Park and other modern agriculture demo stations to exhibit the latest innovation and research results of JAAS.
Sihong Xinangang Modern Circulation Agriculture Research Center will be established to carry out research and demonstrations of circulation agriculture, to introduce, integrate and demonstrate the new techniques such as pig raising on fermentation bed, integration of crop planting, animal breeding and farm produce processing, and efficient utilization of agriculture wastes.
JAAS President Yan Shaohua, Vice Presidents Zhao Xihua, Lu Xiaoxi, Zheng Jianchu, Yu Wengui and Zhou Jiannong and directors of relevant departments attended the signing ceremony. After the ceremony, the attendants had a guided tour to Lishui Plant Sciences Station (LPSS) of JAAS.