Open Field of Soybean PTT Demonstration Plots in the Rumak Village
Written by Administrator Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00
Soybean be one of the commodities priority for self-sufficiency by 2014. Therefore, Balai Pengkajian Teknologi Pertanian NTB (BPTP NTB) to support the program through its role as a technology provider. Open-field of PTT implemented on demonstration plot of Soybean October 10, 2012 in the Rumak village, Kediri District, West Lombok regency. The participate of farmers with “Sumber Makmur” farmer groups in 1.0 acres area. Planting was carried out in July 2012 to implement the components of PTT like : use of seeds quality, new varieties and spacing plant 40 x 15 cm. The Results obtained with Anjasmoro variety was 2.5 t / ha and Grobogan was 2.1 t / ha.
The activity attended by about 80 people consisting of BPTP NTB, Office of Food Crops and Horticulture province, Extention Coordinating (Bakorluh) province, Balitkabi (Malang), West Lombok Department of Perternakbun, West Lombok Bapelluh, Agriculture Extension Center of Kediri District, Gerung and Kuripan, PT. To Bina Chemistry, PT Agricultural and members of farmer groups as well as some representatives of farmers' groups in the surrounding villages.
In his speech, Dr. Ir. Dwi Praptomo S., MS expects that farmers can apply existing technology, so that the results can also be obtained on the demonstration plot farmers elsewhere. In the meanwhile, Head of the Department of Agriculture NTB Ir. H. Abdul Maad, MM stressed the importance to Field School of Integrated Crop Farming Management (SL-PTT) as a strategic program to support the achievement of self-sufficiency in soybeans in 2014.
Before the discussion, first to look performed soybean crop varieties and reviewing to Anjasmoro soybean planting locations, including 10 locations multilocation trials conducted by soybean strains Balitkabi Malang.
In an discussions, farmers expect government assistance related of soybean lower prices caused losses for farmers, limited water conditions and efforts to maintain the quality of the crops during the rainy season. Any issues raised are expected to be resolved with the help of all concerned. Similarly, soybean self-sufficiency by 2014 will be achieved with the support of all stakeholders.
Visit Head of IAARD to Anggrek Ungu KWT
Written by Administrator Tuesday, 09 October 2012 00:00
Head of IAARD Dr. Haryono, on Friday, October 5, 2012 took time to visit Anggrek Ungu KWT one of the Sustainable Food Home Zone - Model (M-KRPL), in Mapak Belatung sub village, Jempong Baru Village, Sekarbela District, Mataram. He was in Mataram to attend the 3rd Meeting of Agriculture Ministers of the Member States of the D-8, June 3-5 in October 2012 in Senggigi.
Accompanied by the Head of the Research Center for Food Crops Dr. Hasil Sembiring, leader of the Communications Forum of Research Professors Prof. Dr. Suyamto of and Head of the Asessment Institute of Agricultural Technology (BPTP) NTB Dr. Dwi Praptomo S, reviewing the Village Nursery Garden (KBD) and some yard homes of KWT members. Interviewing to them about the perceived benefits for participate the M-KRPL program. A housewife member of Anggrek Ungu KWT explained that the benefits gained quite a lot during the program. Most felt that the daily requirement of households especially vegetables and spices are readily available around the house, so as to reduce spending. One more question that what’s the product just for their own consumption or some being sold?. The explained that the product are largely for their own consumption, but several members who also sell their products. Inaq Murti has quite extensive grounds (about 200 m2), since its inception has successfully sell the yard such as mustard greens, eggplant, tomatoes, and others. Before the M-KRPL program, the land is not utilized.
The attention of the Head of Agency, that he saw always there komak crops (koro) in each yard. Komak is one type of vegetable is liked by Lombok peoples. The youth, that could be used for pecel, while the little oldest cooked cengeh (soup with coconut milk) or acid soup, and the dried seeds can be cooked with seasoning mix pelecing (sort of chilli sauce). These plants is drought-resistant crop, so widely grown at the fields band or in the yard.
Anggrek Ungu KWT was formed in 2008, food processing has been the first business, but this activity did not go smoothly. Early in March 2012 Anggrek Ungu KWT guidance M-KRPL program by BPTP NTB. Within a relatively short times with 20 members have shown good results even been emulated by several households in the vicinity. The dominant plant species are chilli, eggplant, tomatoes, lettuce, spinach, cucumbers, komak. While livestock are native chicken, arab chiken and laying hens.During at the M-KRPL, he guided by Dr. Moh. Nazam and Zulkarnaen SP is PPL from Jempong. At the end of the visit the Head of IAARD asked the head of BPTP NTB and other parties to continue to improve the promotion and development of M-KRPL at NTB.