EFFENDI, IRWAN and Mutolib, Abdul and Yanfika, Helvi and Listiana, Indah and Viantimala, Begem (2019) PERCEPTION OF CASSAVA (Manihot Esculenta) FARMERS ON THE ROLE OF FIELD AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION OFFICER IN BUMI AGUNG VILLAGE OF TEGINENENG SUBDISTRICT OF PESAWARAN REGENCY. International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, 04 (09). pp. 5998-6007. ISSN 2455-8834

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Abstract

Cassava plants contribute greatly in the agricultural development. Cassava plants have many functions besides foodstuffs, such as industries and renewable energy materials. Cassava cultivation must be managed appropriately, because cassava plants are nutrient greedy plants. Good cassava cultivation requires the agricultural instructor involvement in providing information to farmers. The involvement of Instructor in the cassava cultivation is very important to deliver environmentally friendly innovation, considering cassava as one of the leading commodities in Lampung Province. Instructor will disengage the farmer perception and influence the insight way of the farmer against the insturctor involvement. The cassava farmer perception against the instructor involvement can be one of barriers or enhancement for farmer involvement in agricultural guidance activities. The purposes of this study were to observe: (1) the characteristics of cassava farmers in Bumi Agung Village, Tegineneng District, Pesawaran Regency, (2) The cassava farmer perception agaisnt agricultural intructor involvement, and (3) factors related to the cassave farmer perception. Bumi Agung Village was chosen as the study location as it is the cassava center in Tegineng District. Cassava farmer sample were taken as many as 36 people from the members of Farmer Group who actively participated in the counseling activities. This study was held in May – July 2018. The results found that the characteristics of cassava farmers belonged to the old category with narrow farming land and and largely under educated. The farmer perception against the involvement of counselor to deliver environmentally friendly agriculture was in the medium category and the individual characteristics (age and education) related to the farmer perception

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Penyuluhan Pertanian
Depositing User: INDAH LIST
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2019 02:30
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2019 02:30
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/14484

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