GARUT-Secretary Directorate General of Food Crops Ministry of Agriculture and to the Office of Food Crops and Holtikultura West Java Province attended the rice harvesting event in Sergab in the block Logawir farmer Sugih Mukti ds mekarbakti kec kadungora kab. Garut, Saturday (13/1). On that occasion, Head of Food Crops and Horticulture Jabar, Hendy asserted, it is better not to import any more rice in West Java because West Java has fertile soil.
Hendy said, "it is better not to import rice anymore", especially for West Java. Because West Java has fertile soil.
From the fertile soil rice harvest will occur for the month of February will be more than in January. this is in accordance with the data and predicted in advance, even in the Ministry of Agriculture Directorate General of Food Crops already use satellites to record and predict there will be a lot of rice harvest, said Hendy.
The same thing was spoken by the Secretary of the Directorate General of Food Crops Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Ir. Maman Suherman, MM who said, that the harvest shows us every day of harvest. Even the harvest from January to March nationally is almost 5 million hectares or in other words has a rice stock of 25 million tons of grain so the government should
securing the price, he added.
Even in Garut own bulog price ready to be absorbed and purchased by partners from farmers at a price of Rp 4.600 / dry grain harvest with 25% moisture content.
that the security and availability of grain in West Java is so safe that people need not worry.