Cultivation and Processing Training in KWT "Lapa Na'e" Dompu
Written by Administrator Tuesday, 03 September 2013 00:00
As much as 25 members of KWT "Lapa N'ae" and 15 farmers present at training held by BPTP NTB in Kramabura village, Dompu . This training is one of the supporting activities on the Village Nursery (KBD) of M-KRPL which was aimed to increase the capacity members of farmer group to manage the village potential to meet the family food needs independently. This activity lasted for 2 days ( 30-31/8/2013 ) on the first day filled with agro-processing and the second day with crop cultivation.
While the processing activities practiced the way of making candied of tomatoes, carang mas, ceker ayam ubi and taro chips. The selection of processing is adjusted to the potential commodity. Participants were enthusiastic and excited to be involved directly in these activities. Interviewees only provide guidance and examples and then implemented by the participants. As well as processing, on the cultivation practices the farmers also directed to utilize the tools and materials around their neighborhood. Composting, seedbed, planting medium preparation, making bio-pesticide, and breeding runs smoothly.
The participant and the PPL expect this activity take place continuously in order to increase their creativity and capacity. At the closing session, the PPL stated : "they have come from Mataram to guide us, so lets we appreciate the sciences that have been submitted for 2 days by applying it directly in our place". The participants was greeted with enthusiasm. From this activity the farmers expected increasingly aware that there are many materials and tools around them that can be used as production matters from organic matter before taking chemicals matters on the market. (Source : Fitria Zulhaedar; Translated by Fitrahtunnisa)
Organic Fertilizer Production In ” Perempuan Tangguh” Group Village Disaster Preparedness Team of Sembalun Lawang
Written by Administrator Friday, 30 August 2013 00:00
Involvement of women in the Village Disaster Preparedness team poured in a training and development of composting by utilizing available waste . This program is expected to reducing the frequent floods ( 2006 and 2012) by notice the cleanliness of the environment. On Wednesday ( 08.28.2013 ) conducted training and coaching opened by head of Sembalun Lawang village.
The activities got a very good response from the head of Sembalun Lawang village. He was conveyed the great expectations towards the event by linking the needs of organic fertilizer (compost) for potatoes program that have been running about 300 tons. These activities expected support providing the fertilizer needs. There were 22 TSBD members who participated in the event. As a resource is Sudjudi, BSc., SP and as a practice is Titin Sugianti, SP. The material presented were :
- Understanding of compost
- Requirements of compost
- The materials and tools needed to make compost
- Process / stage of making compost
- How to packaging compost
- Utilization of compost
After the material presentation, the event continued to practice of composting with participants. Composting process is carried out according to the procedure : prepare the cow dung as a main ingredient and cow dung added garlic pulp. After the main ingredient prepared, the proccess followed by the addition of decomposer. Decomposer not sown separately, but mixed first with chainsaws, rice husk ash, and lime, so that the decomposer mixtured evenly over the main material. Recommended dose to making compost is 1 ton of manure mixed with : 50 kg of sawdust, 100 kg of rice husk ash, 20 kg of lime and 2,5 kg of the solid decomposers. After a week the compost reversal and moved to the second location and left again for a week. Similarly, after a week compost moved again to the 3rd location, and so on up to 4th location and brooded for a week. In the fourth week, the composting is finished and to get a uniform shape it can be sieved to separate it from the gravel, pieces of wood or others.
The participants are very enthusiastic and active in the discussion about the composting technique with many varieties of decomposer on the market. They were also very enthusiastic on the practice session where all attendees participate in the composting process. Great expectations conveyed by the chairman of the Group of ”Perempuan Tangguh” (Sakinah) so that the BPTP NTB participation not only in training but it can continued to other TSBD activities. (Source : Sudjudi and Titin Sugianti; Translated by Fitrahtunnisa)