Visiting Head of BBP2TP at BPTP NTB
Written by Administrator Tuesday, 30 April 2013 00:00
Head of the Center for Agricultural Technology Assessment and Development (BBP2TP), Dr. Ir. Agung Hendriadi., M.Eng, visit to BPTP NTB in order to participate in meeting of ACIAR and External Review Meeting SMAR 2007/068, on Monday (29/04/2013). After following the ACIAR meeting, the head of BBP2TP furthering agenda of the visit by seeing the conditions of BPTP NTB office from workspace, nursery (KBI), experimental gardens, visitor plot of various livestock, UPBS, and laboratories. He was also taking the time to face to face with BPTP NTB employees and provide guidance to all staff. On this occasion Head of BPTP NTB. Dr. Ir. Dwi Praptomo S., MS describes state of the employee, available facilities, programs and activities, and the problems encountered.
Head of BBP2TP said that this visit as well as transformation of information and enlightenment for the entire staff BPTP NTB. There are a few things that conveyed by Head of BBP2TP in this meeting among others, how BPTP as an institution always make the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (Badan Litbang) program successful, as MP3RL, MKRPL, and organic farming. In the future, researchers and extensions of BPTP required to work harder because they are not only required to produce new technologies, but how technology has produced can also be absorbed by the farmers maximum, and provide improvements for society in general and farmers in particular.
He was put a great hope for BPTP to always develop their creativity and increase their innovation quality. He was also explained that established Performance Improvement Team (TPK) of BPTP which is comprised of senior extension to training junior extension. May the hope and desire of the head of BBP2TP can be realized by building togetherness and creativity among all staff in BPTP NTB. He was also said about 4 things : 1) priority service, 2) obey and orderly on regulations, 3) should be accommodative, and 4) should be flexible. This meeting ended with discussion about research and assessment activities which exist in BPTP. (Source : Fitrahtunnisa).
Composting Training In Gapoktan Rinjani Permai, Sukadana Village-Terara, East Lombok
Written by Administrator Monday, 29 April 2013 00:00
Assessment team alternative substitute farming of tobacco plants of BPTP NTB, Tuesday (23/04/2013) at the Rinjani Permai Gapoktan, Sukadana village – Terara, East Lombok, conduct training composting of chicken manure. This activity aims to provide knowledge as well as practical to members of farmer group about how to making compost. In accordance with the directives of Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development RI (IAARD RI) that now agriculture should lead to sustainable agriculture and utilize of organic matter that are beneficial to plants and utilize variety of organic matter which available in the group of farmers so that they are not too difficult to get it. This activity was guided by researchers and extension of BPTP and attended by all members of the farmer group.
This training is one of the steps being taken in the assessment of alternative farming substitutes tobacco plants cooperation between BPTP NTB and farmer groups. Training materials include preparation of materials such as 1 ton of chicken manure mixed with Biotriba dissolved in water as much as 2 liters.
Composting of chicken manure is an alternative supply of organic matter that is easy to do because there are a lot of poultry and their manure are not used optimally. By processed chicken manure into compost expected can help farmers in supply of organic fertilizer by their self and do not depend anymore on the outside. Biotriba as decomposers has advantages such as the farmers are not too difficult to mix up the compost. During the training seem farmer group members enthusiastically participate in this training. (Source : Fitrahtunnisa).