“The country is based on agriculture, and agriculture takes seed as the fist.” Seed industry is a national strategic and basic core industry. Seed industry is a national strategic and basic core industry. The contribution rate of improved breeds of livestock and poultry to the development of animal husbandry is more than 40%, which is an important embodiment of improving the core competitiveness of animal husbandry. General Secretary Xi stressed that a seed can change a world and a technology can create a miracle. We should make up our mind to develop the national seed industry and really exert science and technology on agriculture. Premier Li Keqiang pointed out that we have the largest population, the largest scale of agriculture and the richest seed resources in the world, so we should also have the most advanced agricultural technology and the most competitive modern breeding industry in the world.
Wen’s Foodstuff Group is the largest swine and broiler enterprise in China. It has been strongly supported by all levels of government in the livestock and poultry breeding industry for a long time, and has made great progress. In 2013, Wen's Foodstuff Group and South China Agricultural University were approved to jointly establish National Research Center of Swine Breeding Engineering Technology and National Local Joint Engineering Center of Livestock and Poultry Breeding. In 2019, The Livestock and Poultry Breeding Industry Park in Xinxing County, Guangdong Province, with more than 10 implementation subjects including Wen’s Foodstuff Group Co., Ltd., was approved by the Ministry of Agriculture for construction. With the strong support of the Department of Seed Industry of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas, the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas, and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Areas of Guangdong Province, Wen’s Foodstuff Group, taking advantage of its own advantages in livestock and poultry breeding industry, will jointly host the “2020 World Livestock and Poultry Breeding Industry Forum” with Shixin Lamp International Exhibition (Beijing) Co.,Ltd. and create a global grand breeding industry event. The conference is committed to promoting the development of China's livestock and poultry breeding industry, comprehensively enhancing the international competitiveness of China's livestock and poultry breeding industry, accelerating the breaking of the dilemma that partial livestock and poultry breeding sources still rely on imports, improving the independent innovation ability of China's livestock and poultry breeding industry, and leading the transformation and upgrading of animal husbandry. The forum will be held in Guangzhou from February 28 to 29. International experts, academicians of the two academies, experts, scholars and entrepreneurs will be invited to give lectures and share the latest international information and research results in the fields of breeding cultivation, local varieties protection, research and development of key breeding technologies, integration of breeding, reproduction and promotion. It is estimated that more than 2000 participants will attend the World Breeding Forum.