EVALUATION ROLE IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENTION IMPROVING ADOPTION OF FARMERS IN SUB JAILOLO HALMAHERA DISTRICT WEST

Publication Date : 01/09/2016


Author(s) :

SUMANG, IRWAN SANGAJI, TANDI BALLA P..


Volume/Issue :
Volume 1
,
Issue 3
(09 - 2016)



Abstract :

The era of agricultural development today, is influenced by a shift in national development paradigm that is, from centralized to decentralized, so the area was given the opportunity to further develop the ability to empower each of its potential. The study aims to determine the role of agricultural extension in improving the living standards of farmers and agricultural extension implementation determining the relationship with the living standards of farmers. The research was conducted in the District Jailolo West Halmahera in North Maluku province. Data were analyzed descriptively qualitative and quantitative ways. Based on the study the agricultural extension was instrumental in improving the adoption rate of farmers in the district Jailolo. Statistical analysis Spearman's rho correlations shows that the intensity of enlightenment is significantly correlated with improving farmers' adoption. For strengthening agricultural extension systems in support of the program Increased incomes, it is necessary to increase the competence of agricultural extension efforts by implementing agricultural extension activities that in cooperation between organization of farmers with financial institutions and production facilities to meet the needs of farming.


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