By: Chang Chi, Pan Tzu-yu, Yang Shu-min and Elizabeth Hsu
That is transforming the nation's beef industry by developing a Taiwanese breed of cows that was better than Japanese ones known for their prime quality meat.
In 2016, Lee, who held a doctorate in agricultural economics from Cornell University in the United States, purchased 19 heads of cattle which had been put out to pasture on the Qingtiangang Grassland of Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei.
The cattle were later verified as an ancestor breed of Tajima, one of native Japanese cattle breeds. [FULL STORY]