Plan for science the goal direction of the”14th Five-Year” livestock breeding of the College of Animal Science and Technology of our school. On March 5, 2021, the College of Animal Science and Technology of Nanjing Agricultural University was successfully held”Fourteenth Five-Year Plan” Livestock and Poultry Seed Industry”Turning Over” Seminar. Yuan Rijin, Chief Animal Husbandry and Veterinarian of Jiangsu Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and Ding Yanfeng, Vice President of our school attended the meeting and delivered speeches.
Ding Yanfeng, on behalf of Nanjing Agricultural University, extended a warm welcome to all leaders and experts attending the meeting, and thanked the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs for its long-term care and support to the school and the Academy of Animal Sciences . He said that the breeding work of colleges and universities should seize the breeding goals, highlight the advantages of colleges and universities, strengthen breakthroughs in modern breeding technology, innovate breeding methods, and increase integration and development with all sectors of society.
Yuan Rijin emphasized that to win the”fourteenth five-year” livestock and poultry breeding industry”turn over” three problems must be resolved:one is to protect good local breeds, and the other is To continue to promote the innovation of breeding work, the third is to grasp the three-level good breeding system. Breeding work should adapt to the new normal, seize new opportunities, meet new challenges, and make new breakthroughs.
The leading experts participating in the meeting affirmed the school’s innovative work in the direction of the livestock and poultry seed industry, and conducted an analysis and discussion on the development direction of the livestock and poultry seed industry in Jiangsu Province. He also raised expectations for the breeding work of the Chinese Academy of Animal Sciences during the “14th Five-Year Plan” period, hoping to further utilize its own advantages, strengthen the protection and innovative utilization of improved varieties, carry out joint research, and commit to solving the “stuck neck” problem in the development of the seed industry.
Jiangsu Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Animal Husbandry Division, Livestock Product Quality Inspection and Testing Center, Animal Husbandry General Station, Nanjing Agricultural University Scientific Research Institute, Animal Science and Technology College related responsible comrades, animal science and technology 23 people including core members of the college’s livestock breeding team attended the seminar. Professor Huang Ruihua, Professor Zhang Yanli, Professor Cai Yafei, and Associate Professor Yu Debing respectively conducted reports and exchanges on the college’s germplasm resource innovation in pigs, mutton sheep, poultry, and dairy cows.