Head of Bank Indonesia Tegal Representative, Marwadi with Chairman of Pokdakan Mina Tapang Sari, Royanto during the harvest of vannamei shrimp. Photo:
Pemalang Vannamei Shrimp Farmers Equipped with Digital Sensors
Thursday, September 28, 2023, 07:00 (GMT + 9)
PEMALANG (SUARABARU.ID) – Vannamei shrimp farmers in Pemalang received assistance in the form of Internet of Thing (IoT) based digital sensors.
The IoT sensor is assistance from the Bank Indonesia Representative Office (KPw BI) Tegal for farmers in the Mina Tapang Sari Fish Cultivator Group (Pokdakan) Ketapang Village, Ulujami District, Pemalang Regency.
Head of the Bank Indonesia Representative Office, Tegal Marwadi, said that vannamei shrimp is one of Pemalang Regency's superior commodities which has been exported to foreign countries.
In order to support the export development of intensive vannamei shrimp cultivation, the Bank Indonesia Representative Office (KPw BI) Tegal provides assistance with facilities and equipment in the form of digital sensors based on the internet of things (IoT) which are connected to the android devices of farmers in Pokdakan Mina Tapang Sari, Ketapang Village, Ulujami District, Regency. Pemalang.
"Vannamei shrimp are very sensitive to changes in pond water quality, and quick action is needed if there is a disruption to water quality," explained Marwadi
It was explained that through this IoT device, farmers can find out and control the current conditions of pond water quality so that optimal harvest results can be obtained.
Head of Representative of Bank Indonesia Tegal, Marwadi together with Riyanto, Head of Pokdakan Mina Tapang Sari, are harvesting vanamei shrimp. -->
Mawardi further said that MSMEs have an important and strategic role in the structure of the Indonesian economy because they make a large contribution to Gross Domestic Product.
The Bank Indonesia Tegal Representative Office strives to make the best contribution to continuing to increase the role of MSMEs in the economy in the former Pekalongan Residency, which aims to support efforts to control inflation, encourage MSMEs with export potential, and increase MSMEs' financial access to support financial system stability.
Chairman of Pokdakan Mina Tapang Sari, Riyanto said, Internet of Things-based digital sensors connected to farmers' Android devices can control the water quality of vannamei ponds quickly so that the shrimp death rate can be minimized.
"Apart from that, through the application of this technology, quick and precise action can also be taken, so that production costs can be reduced to a minimum," concluded Riyanto.
Author: Nur Muktiadi /suarabaru