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MSMB Agritech Startup Implements IoT for Seven Greenhouses in Temanggung

The technology applied is a smart precision irrigation and fertigation system known as "Amerta"

PT Mitra Sejahtera Building the Nation (MSMB), a start-up company agritech from Sleman, Yogyakarta, has successfully implemented IoT (Internet of Things) based technology for seven greenhouse in Bansari Village, Temanggung, Central Java. This technology is a smart system of precision irrigation and fertigation known as "Amerta".

Amerta is applied to seven farmer groups, namely the Bhumi Asih Agro Farmer Group, Gemah Ripah Farmer Group, Agrosari II Farmer Group, Rahayu Makmur Farmer Group, Manunggal Jaya Farmer Group, Margo Rahayu Farmer Group, and Berkah Karya Farmer Group. This implementation is part of MSMB's collaboration with Kominfo.

Director of Telecommunications, Directorate General of Post and Information Technology, Aju Widya Sari, stated that this collaboration is expected to improve the economy through the use of advanced technology. "This collaboration opens up new business opportunities and increases the efficiency and quality of agricultural production," he said.

MSMB CTO Didi Widjanarko, explained that Amerta is equipped with humidity and temperature sensors that are integrated with the RiTx Smart Farming dashboard.

"Amerta helps farmers organize irrigation and plant fertilization schedules more efficiently," explained Didi.

With the implementation of IoT technology, productivity and efficiency in agricultural cultivation are expected to increase, so that farmers' welfare can be improved. Sri Haryati, Coordinator of Year-Round and Seasonal Fruit Crops at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia, who was present at the handover ceremony, hopes that this technology can be an example for other regions in Indonesia.

MSMB continues to demonstrate its commitment to helping farmers become #becomesmartfarmers through collaboration with various parties in implementing IoT technology.

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Disclosure: This article was produced with AI technology and supervision of the content writer
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