Real Work Lecture from Diponegoro University TIM II Period 2020/2021 with the theme “Community Development in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic Based on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)”.

Nur Asih Jayanti (21) Student of Agribusiness Study Program, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Agriculture who runs the Community Service Program located in Dukutalit Village, Juwana District, Pati Regency carries out education on making natural pesticides from onion peels and educates on the importance of the 5M Movement. The socialization was carried out online through the Whatsapp Group considering the recommendation from the Diponegoro University and the conditions that were still not possible if direct education was carried out. Online socialization was given to the Youth Bhakti Youth Organization in Dukutalit Village and PKK in Dukutalit Village. The distribution of 5M Movement brochures and natural pesticides from onion skins as well as leaflets on techniques for making natural pesticides were given directly to residents of Dukutalit Village RT 01/RW 02.

The increasing number of Covid-19 cases needs to be fought with preventive measures. The 5M movement is one of the keys to success during the pandemic to end this situation. The 5M movement includes wearing masks, washing hands with soap and running water, maintaining distance, avoiding crowds, and reducing mobility. The community must implement and carry out the 5M movement in order to suppress the positive number of Covid-19 so that it can decline.

One of the work programs carried out in Dukutalit Village, Juwana District, Pati Regency, Central Java is education on how to make natural pesticides from onion skins. This education is done via Whatsapp Group. Education on how to make natural pesticides from onion skins by providing videos from YouTube that have been made by students and online leaflets that can be read by PKK members in Dukutalit Village.

The utilization of onion peel as a natural pesticide is an effort to reduce organic waste for farming activities and this activity can be done by residents to increase activities while at home. In addition, it also provides new knowledge to the residents of Dukutalit Village that onion peels which are considered trash can actually be used to eradicate pests on plants that are cultivated by residents. One of the uses of onion skin is to make it into a natural pesticide. Onion skin contains acetogenin compounds that can damage insect digestion so that pests die.

The technique of making natural pesticides from onion skins is very easy. The first step is to prepare tools and materials. The tools needed are plastic bottles, filters, and spray bottles, while the materials needed are onions and/or garlic, as well as enough water. The next step is to peel the onion and take the skin of the onion. Then put the onion skin in a plastic bottle for up to half the bottle. Then add water to the bottle until it is almost full and shake briefly. Let soak up to 2 days. After 2 days, take the onion skin water bath and then strain. The last step is to transfer the onion skin filter water into a spray bottle and the natural pesticide is ready to use.

This natural pesticide of onion peel provides benefits, namely, it is easy to decompose in nature so it is environmentally friendly, relatively safe for humans and livestock because the residue is easily lost, and can kill plant pests. The advantages of natural pesticides on onion skins include low cost, easy to obtain materials and tools, a very easy way of making natural pesticides, and good