- Secretary Yang Weize of CPC Nanjing Municipal Committee visited Luhe Animal Sciences Station (LASS) of JAAS
Secretary Yang Weize of CPC Nanjing Municipal Committee, standing member of CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee inspected Luhe Animal Sciences Station (LASS) of JASS on August 23, 2011. JAAS President Yan Shaohua, Vice Presidents Zhao Xihua and Zheng Jianchu, chiefs from JAAS General Office, LASS and Tomorrow Animal Husbandry Company accompanied the visit.During his visit, Secretary Yang focused his visit on Boer goat breeding, pig raising on fermentation bed and cultivation of organic vegetables. JAAS Vice President Zheng Jianchu reported LASS achievements and the work plans in the future.After function extension and improvements, LASS has developed itself into a leading demo platform of modern agriculture. During the observation of scale goat breeding, Secretary Yang listened to the work report by JAAS directors on its circular mode. The fresh-eatable waxy corn is processed and sold to the consumers; the corn straws are used as goat feeds and the goat manure is processed into organic fertilizers.The practice of raising pigs on fermentation bed solves the traditional pig raising problems such as land fixing and environment pollution. Secretary Yang inquired about JAAS research progress on bedding material selection, summer temperature control, etc. On seeing the biogas slurry as fertilizer and the traceability system in the vegetable greenhouse, Secretary Yang spoke highly of the efforts done by JAAS in food safety from the fields to the dinner-tables.