JAAS Vice President Lu Xiaoxi attended the First Suqian Expo for Ecological S&T and Cooperation of Industry, Education and Academy on November 8, 2011. JAAS innovation research results and products were exhibited, including ecological and industrialized raising of chickens, novel wheat variety Ningmai 11 with high grain quality and yield, sweet melons and sponge gourds with distinct flavors, mini pumpkins, integrated techniques of industrialized tomato production, high quality sand pear varieties and trellis system, etc. During the Expo, Vice President Lu listened to the work reports made by the five scientists selected as deputy magistrates of Suqian.
After the meeting, Vice President Lu inspected methane supply and production from organic wastes, circular utilization of dairy farm wastes, facility strawberry seedling and ecological chicken raising in Shangtang Town of Sihong County. She inquired in detail about the project process, financial supports and influence among farmers and spoke highly of the efforts made by the five scientists selected as deputy magistrates of Suqian and other poverty alleviation workers. Poverty alleviation is a decisive strategy and policy of Jiangsu Committee of CPC and provincial government to implement poverty alleviation with science and technology. Vice President Lu proposed that the relevant scientists and workers should cherish the chance to work for the farmers and for the ecological agriculture development in Suqian.