Agriculture Department Mukomuko Targets Replanting of Palm Oil Plantation Up to 3,000 Hectares in 2018

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, December 30 2017 - 18:00 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Mukomuko - The Agriculture Office of Mukomuko Regency, Bengkulu Province, targets the rejuvenation or replanting of 3,000 hectare oil palm plantations in the region in accordance with the allocated allocation from the central government.

"We are targeting the rejuvenation of 3,000 hectares of gardens, in accordance with the palm oil renewal in the area from the central government," said Head of Plantation Plantation of Mukomuko Wahyu Hidayat Regency in Mukomuko, Friday (29/12/2017).

Wahyu said that currently more than 1,000 hectares of local oil palm plantations owned by local farmers have been recorded and have submitted a number of requirements to get a rejuvenation program from the central government.

He said the agency still lacks an area of ​​about 2,000 hectares of unproductive palm oil plantations to be proposed to get a palm oil renewal program.

Since unproductive timber palm oil collection has ended in this year, the agency has requested a month-long extension of data collection to the Ministry of Agriculture.

"The ministry provides an opportunity for additional timber palm oil collection is not productive until the end of January 2018," said Wahyu.

Wahyu said his office involves village heads in the area to collect low-productivity palm oil plantations due to oil palm trees aged over 25 years and fresh fruit palm fruit bunch production of 10 tons per hectare / year.

It continues to encourage village heads to immediately submit data of unproductive palm oil plantations in their area until the end of December this year. (Ant)

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