DIFS-Live Dairy Cattle Feed programme (Trouw Nutrition Dairy Sustainability project) participated in the Livestock Exhibition which was held in Garut, West Java from 18 – 19 July 2017. This annual event is organized by the West Java Provincial Office of Food Security and Livestock and includes the annual livestock contest. The event was opened officially by the regent of Garut regency (H. Rudy Gunawan, S.H., M.H., MP), the head of West Java Provincial Office of Food Security and Livestock (Ir. Dody Firman Nugraha), and the head of fisheries and livestock office ( Ir.Hj.Indriana Sumarto, MM).
In the booth of DIFS-Live, progress and results of the project were shown in the form of posters while silage and models of improved feed and water trough were demonstrated. The 2 days event was visited by about 4000 people. The project manager, the 2 project field officers and 1 feed advisor from KPGS Cikajang shared their experience and information to visitors from West Java province.
During the visit to DIFS-Live booth, the regent of Garut regency showed much interest in the programme. He quoted about DIFS-Live: “This programme is very good and I hope it will have a broad impact, especially for the dairy farmers in Garut area”.