JAAS Vice President Chang Youhong led a delegation to inspect agriculture development in Xinghua, Jiangsu on July 7, 2014. Director Jiao Qingqing of Taizhou Agricultural Sciences Institute accompanied the inspection.
The delegation went to Xinghua Taro Seedling and Cultivation Station, Linhu Peach Demo Park and Xijiao Grape Grange to get first-hand information of local agriculture development. VP Chang inquired in detail about the new technologies, operation modes, expected revenue and local influences of the taro station in Xinghua. During the visit to Linhu Peach Demo Park, VP Chang gave director instructions to the technicians on planting skills, fertilization and irrigation, as well as pests control and prevention. He spoke highly of the technical services provided by JAAS scientists who had been selected to serve local agriculture in various areas in Jiangsu.