Bupati Apresiasi Pembinaan Unsoed dan Batan
[Unsoed.ac.id, Fri, 14/10/16]Implementing its vision to be the world reference for the Centre of rural development and local wisdom, UniversitasJenderalSoedirman keeps develop and guide local community to improve their welfare through technology competence. Held in the Village Hall of Karangtengah Village, Kemangkon, Purbalingga regency, Wednesday. October 12th 2016, the Dean of Faculty of Agriculture with the researchers of aromatic gogo rice were invited in First Planting and Farmers Meeting.
To remark the acceleration of Rice Enlarge, Extend and Plant in Purbalingga, a rice first planting was held by the regent of Purbalingga, District Military Commander, the vice Regent, the Hed of BP2KP Purbalingga by applying manual and mechanic transplant. The rice variety isInpagoUnsoed 1, aromatic gogo rice introduced by Unsoed researchers, Prof. Dr.Ir. Suwarto, M.S. dan Prof. Ir. Totok Agung Dwi Haryanto,M.P., Ph.D. InpagoUnsoed 1 is an amphibian rice which is persistent in both dry land and rice field, high production capability, good and aromatic taste. The regent of Purbalingga, H. Tasdi, S.H., M.M in this event appreciated and support excellent varieties developed by Universities and Research Centre particularly Unsoed and Batan.
Unsoed was represented by DyahSusanti S.P., M.P. as the secretary of Rice and Soybean Research Centre and AgusRiyanto, S.P., M.Si. as researcher Team and the coordinator of Community Service Program facilitated by Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education. Unsoed has established cooperation with Gapoktan Sri WaluyoTani, Karangtengah in conducting research of multilocation test, variety adaptation test on the previous planting season, and initiating cooperation in certified rice seed production as an effort to enhance high quality seeds production. The signing of this cooperation was testified by the Regent and invited guests.