Corporations Encourages Breeders to Realize Independence of the National Dairy
By : Dina Astria And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, March 27 2018 - 17:30 IWST
Sugiono saat hadir pada acara Launching Agroeduwisata Kampung Susu SPR Bangkit Bersama Desa Kalipucang, Kecamatan Tutur Kabupaten Pasuruan. (Dok Industry.co.id)
INDUSTRY.co.id - Pasuruan - Corporate system is expected to generate business with dairy farmers in Indonesia to improve competitiveness. It was delivered by Sugiono when present at the Launching Agroeduwisata Kampung Susu SPR Bangkit Bersama Kalipucang Village, Tutur District Pasuruan Regency.
Sugiono was amazed to see the breeders who are members of the Bangkit Bersama Farmer Group (KTT) Bangkit Bersama which has developed a business of dairy cattle from upstream to downstream. According to Sugiono from the data reported, the Combined Farmer / Livestock Group have contributed the acceptors of 11,483 heads or 89.33% in 2017 from the productive cows’ population of 12,854 tails.
Business Unit Bangkit Bersama has also expanded its wings into tourist attractions and educational vehicles. Business Unit development activities to be a very positive agroeduwisata because it can increase the income of members of the group and the surrounding community, said Sugiono.
The development of agro-tourism is also a strategic step in expanding the developed product market. Moreover, this business unit has developed dairy products and probiotics organic supplements for ruminants and poultry, as well as organic biofertilizer for plants.
Sugiono said, another positive impact is also expected with the development of agroeduwisata is the development of motivation of young people to cultivate livestock business, especially dairy cows. With that, there will be regeneration of business-oriented breeders that lead to increased cattle population, as well as milk and meat production in the future will be assured, he said.
Development in the downstream aspect of livestock products is expected to provide added value to the farmers' business, Sugiono said. In addition, with the development of downstream we expect to be able to realize the independence of national dairy, he said.
Sugiono conveyed, farmers / breeders in this corporation is actually the answer to the direction of President Joko widodo for the community farms more competitive. The existence of this dairy village is a good example to facilitate public access to fresh milk as a source of animal protein for health. So that its existence we need to replicate in other areas, he said.
For that, he advises farmers / farmers to form joint groups of farmers / farmers who collectively manage a business in an integrated, directed and measurable management. According to him, for the management unit to be successful, it must be known true ability of its resources, namely the capacity of the container including the land forage and livestock breeder needed for optimal growth of cattle and productivity. It also includes increased value added and competitiveness of its products, so as to increase the income of farmers or the welfare of farmers
"In the future, our livestock sub-sector business is aiming to cooperate, so we can measure the scale of our business," said Sugiono.
Muhammad Hatta as SPR Bangkit Bersama Manager explained, currently the group consists of 530 farmers, with the number of livestock around 2,300 head and average daily milk production 12,371 liters / day. According to him, the Government through the Directorate General of Animal Husbandry and Animal Health Ministry of Agriculture contributed in supporting the establishment of Koorporasi in its business unit by providing assistance in the form of warehouse, cage and production house worth 800 million.
Hatta explained, the Corporation for the Business Unit under its management was formed in 2015-2016 under the name of PT. Senggani Ardi Putra. In 2017 this corporation’s breeder’s community managed to reap a turnover of 2.6 billion and has access to financing of 3.45 billion from CSR private companies and SOEs.
"We express our gratitude for the government's help to bring together small farmers' businesses like us," he concluded.