Visit Pakistan Officials In BPTP NTB

BPTP NTB  have visited by regional officials country of Pakistan  on Thursday, (07/02/2013).  The visit was related to develop a rice seed, which the Pakistan plan.

Take place on Seed Resources Management Unit (UPBS), the party was welcomed by the head of BPTP NTB; Dr. Ir. Dwi Praptomo S., MS,  and explains about  UPBS. The discussion was led by him and accompanied researchers and extension BPTP NTB.  The  existence of UPBS of BPTP NTB,  available of seed varieties and development through assessment and dissemination.

Further  Wirajswadi, M.Ed,  expalined  the class of seed produced in UPBS ie FS (white label) and SS (purple label).

In a brief visit to discuss the roles for preparing applied technology for agricultural development in the region particularly paddy which is the main food commodities for the people of Indonesia. Rice is also an important food commodity for the people of Pakistan. The guesses looks very considerate and apresiasiatif about  BPTP NTB impact and role in accelerating the deployment of new innovations in the form of "new varieties".  Deployment and adoption of new varieties before BPTP NTB takes about 6-12 years since the varieties were released.  But now with the activity of BPTP NTB throughout the deployment and adoption of new rice varieties can be accelerated to 1-2 years from the time of release. With the availability of new varieties by BPTP NTB seed rice (the rice breeder of NTB) present the stakeholders had no trouble to finding a seed source that the farmers need on time,  precise type and  amount of  the needs. It  is becoming one of the important support in achieving rice self-sufficiency at national level. After that they  look   the collection of seeds in  UPBS storage. The local officials of Pakistan is very interest  to see the seed collection.

At the end, they  tried to foods derived from specific agricultural products of NTB like purple sweet potatoes, corn, mangosteen, rambutan and peanuts.


Visits Bhayangkari Polda of NTB to BPTP

Chief of Bhayangkari-Polda NTB, Novita Iriawan and the members visited to BPTP NTB on Wednesday (02/06/2013).  Group received by Dr. Ir. Dwi Praptomo S., MS  and responsible for M-KRPL; Dr. Moh. Nazam, SP, M.Sc.

The visit  to braid  “silaturrahim”,  also to coordinate and synchronize the program of Bhayangkari of Polda NTB for  the use of the yard in with the program of “Model Rumah Pangan Lestari” (M-KRPL) to achieve household food security of  the police members. Ms. Novita Irawan expressed its intention to develop a model of yard using with various plants for household needs everyday, such as water lettuce, spinach, kale, caisim, pearl chili, eggplant, dragon fruit, etc.. She really expects guidance from BPTP NTB in technical cultivation from media preparation, seeding and maintenance. For this purpose the Bhayangkari of Polda NTB plans to meeting and training with the rest of Bhayangkari regency / municipal NTB in Mataram in March and also requested the assistance of experts from BPTP be guest speaker at the event. Head of BPTP welcomed the desire the  Chief of Bhayangkari Polda NTB and  ready to cooperate  Bhayangkari  as one of the M-KRPL locations.

the Chief accompanied of  Bhayangkari team consisting were Mrs. Anna Reynhard, Azizah Kurnianto, Anna Karsiman, and Endah Sigit were guided by Head of BPTP NTB and rsponsible of  M-KRPL reviewed  a replica of the yard with the system utilization vertikultur, “Kebun Bibit Induk” (KBI), “Unit Pengelolaan Benih Sumber” (UPBS), and demonstration plots of various animals.

The Bhayangkari members are very excited about the variety of vegetable crops, ornamental, and TOGA is in KBI.  Looks from the questions of how to develop and maintain a variety of plants in the yard, such as celery, pumpkin, water, chili pearls and tuberose flowers. After viewed the KBI, followed by harvest and pumpkin tuberose flower water. Then the group toured various livestock UPBS and demonstration plots. They are very interested in saw  Arab chicken and chicken Kampung Unggul Balitnak (KUB), which has an advantage in heavy growth and egg production, compared with the local chickens.



Germination role in improving crop productivity perceived by farmers NTB, in West Lombok, so the provision of certified seeds need to be prepared in a professional manner. for that purpose is required coordination with all parties in an organization. it was presented by H. Suhaili, SP.MSi (Head of Agriculture of West Lombok district) in the inaugural meeting ASBENINDO West Lombok regency on Wednesday (30/01/2013) at Hamlet Village Jerangoan Kramajaya Narmada district. Attended by 20 breeders of West Lombok. Asbenindo West Lombok has been established, since 27/12/2012, with the board as follows;













General Chairman

Chairman I

Chairman II

Secretary I

Secretary II


Section of  Production for  Paddy and Soybean

Section of Produksi for Horticulture

Section of Human Relationship and Budgeting

Sapri Mardi

Ir. Sabri

H. Abdul Haris, S.Ag

H. Suhaili, SP.MSi

Nengah Parwata, SP

Siti Maimunah, SP




Sapri Mardi said that the first activity after Asbenindo formed, is going to collect data on the number of breeders in West Lombok Regent of the legality of the West Lombok, targeted mid-February. The work program Asbenindo West Lombok very very urgent now is the importance of the organization (Asbenindo) to deal with the rice and soybean markets. Often not able to meet the demand for seed, for not knowing the exact amount of stock, seed varieties and classes. Therefore, it needs to be improved through seed mananjemen Asbenindo. In the future, can be addressed by a member of the West Lombok Asbenindo, data and information can be available at the secretariat to facilitate and accelerate information services to users. Production of breeder in West Lombok in 2012 amounted to 3650.564 tons of rice commodity or 33.6 percent of the seed production as NTB is 10856.489 tons.

Expected  to producers in West Lombok (2013)  is able to provide  3850.149 tonnes of rice seeds and soybeans  1,000 tons, while the number of active breeders in West Lombok (BPSB TPH) that in West Nusa Tengggara there are 42 breeders and 17 seed suppliers. Capacity and competency seed producers in West Lombok, pretty much included PT Pertani, BBI TPH province, BPTP NTB UPBS BBU and one of the leading centers of the institution also based in West Lombok.
Furthermore Sapri Mardi hope, Asbenindo West Lombok could increase the contribution of seed in NTB. We encourage all pihakvbisa management systems and the latest information related to the dynamic seed.

Other potential must be prepared by Asbenindo West Lombok is tremendous demand for seed in 2013 as the East Lombok regency of 1,940 tons, capable only prepared by local breeders by 60%, lack of seed requirement is expected Asbenindo West Lombok could provide. The seed market opportunities of the government in 2013 in NTB are: paddy rice as 4827.119 tons, 813.559 tons of upland rice and hybrid rice amounted to 262.500 tons. 419.972 tonnes of hybrid maize, maize composite 87.527 tons, while the soybean commodity 4414.505 tonnes as these opportunities may be doing well thus closing remarks the chairman Asbenindo West Lombok.

Sabar Untung (BPTP NTB) said;  that the existence of UPBS of BPTP as only to promote new superior variety (VUB) generated by AARD, not to commercialize, because the task to seed already regulated bySK Permentan”. BPTP UPBS only to accelerate the dissemination of new varieties that have been separated by the Government. Each new variety to be released, it must meet one of the requirements is to have the hallmarks of previous varieties. Furthermore Sabar Untung stated that all parties would be able to provide support to Asbenindo professional manner, in accordance with the capacity of institutions. Asbenindo should be used as a valid source of agricultural information to meet the needs of farmers, for quality seed has great contribution in improving crop productivity, so as to improve the welfare of farmers.



Meetings SL PTT Rice Farmers in the village of Kebon Ayu District of West Lombok Gerung

Integrated Crop Management Field School (FFS PTT) rice is one of the breakthroughs in the field of agriculture in the success of rice self-sufficiency program heading suplus 2014. Group meeting was held on Tuesday (29/01/2013) in the farmer groups Bloom Jaya attended by about 50 people, consisting of Gerung District Extension Coordinator, Chief District UPTD Pertanakbun Gerung, Detasir BPTP NTB, PHP, PPL Kebon Ayu, officers and members Blossoming farmer groups Jaya, Mustika Sari and Single work.


This activity begins with a guided field observation by PHP and local extension workers to see the development of plant pests and disease symptoms in the field laboratory (LL). The results of field observation is a basis for discussion and learning for rice farmers participating in SL PTT MH 20012/2013.

In general, Chief UPTD Pertanakbun Gerung, Wiharnadi communicate the importance of mentoring programs SL-PTT by field workers to increase rice productivity at the farm level through the application of appropriate farming technology components.

BPTP NTB as a provider of information and technology on the occasion conveying information about the importance of soil pH. Based on the test results of soil samples using farmer groups Mustika Sari Soil pH Soil pH Test Kit indicates the number 9, which means the land base (alkaline). So it is recommended that farmers provide sulfur or sulfur. Some fertilizers containing sulfur that can be used include ZA (Ammonium Sulfate), Magnesium Sulphate, Potassium Sulphate, Copper Sulphate and Zinc Sulphate. In addition, the provision of organic materials can also help normalize the pH of the soil.


Seen the enthusiasm of farmers in discussions related aspects of rice cultivation and pest control diseases that are safe for the environment.


Synergism Meeting between BPTP NTB and Stakeholders

In order to establish synergism, efficiency, and effectiveness of the activities between  the stakeholders and BPTP NTB, as a follow-up the Rakernas Kemtan 16 to 17 January 2013 in Jakarta. The meeting was held on Monday, (28/01/2013). Which was attended, among others: Dinas Pertanian, Peternakan dan Kesehatan Hewan, Badan Ketahanan Pangan,  Badan Koordinasi Penyuluhan, and all researchers, extension workers of BPTP NTB. In addition, there were also UPTD scope Departemen Pertanian : Balai Benih Induk Padi Palawija dan Hortikultura (BBI-PPH), Balai Perlindungan Tanaman Pangan dan Hortikultura  (BPTPH), and Balai Pengawasan dan Sertifikasi Benih Tanaman Pangan dan Hortikultura  (BPSB-TPH).

The meeting was opened by Head, Dr. Ir. Dwi Praptomo S., MS; extend the outline action plans of BPTP NTB in 2013. Research and assessment activities among other farming alternatives replace of tobacco plants in Lombok, adoption of the VUB onion seed, the impact of gold processing on the quality of agricultural products on the Lombok island, cropping patterns in rainfed with irrigation systems, and the management of genetic resources . The policy analysis include analysis of rice supply system to reach 2 million tons by 2014 in the province, the analysis of technology adoption of PTT rice for mentoring of SLPTT program, and the analysis of soybean seed systems in NTB. The dissemination activities such as dryland farming system integrated dry climate, agricultural Development acceleration model in sub optimal, MKRPL, MP3MI, and dissemination through UPBS KUB. ACIAR collaborative activities (joint Indonesia - Australia).

After this session,  furthermore, presented the exposure activities by each agency offices. Dplantainas Perkebunan convey the productivity improvement activities commodities such as cocoa, coffee, coconut, cotton, cashew nuts and tobacco. He also faced problems such as low productivity, high plant populations of old / damaged, as well as attacks Plant Pest Organisms (OPT). Dinas Perkebunan  expects the effective use of information technology BPTP NTB. Subsequent exposure of the program by Dinas Peternakan with “Bumi Sejuta Sapi” in the implementation of the program also received support the technology from BPTP NTB. On the next occasion Dinas Tanaman Pangan dan Hortikultura provides more information on the priority food crops and horticulture development, program P2BN, SL-PTT, facilitating farmers markets, warehouses, agro-industry of corn, wheat, seed development and breeder. Food Security Agency deliver on development KRPL, P2KP, and MP3L. From Bakorluh describe such outreach activities, technical meeting, distributing outreach materials, capacity PPL, demfarm, cyber extension, etc.

The next discussion session a few things that appear are the expectations of the researchers, extension BPTP NTB to build a cooperation and communication that more operations between BPTP NTB and offices / agencies.  In the closing, the Head of  BPTP NTB expect a similar meeting be held on an ongoing basis as a venue for the exchange of information and build cooperation and synergy in carrying out duties and functions of each agency involved.


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