Research Paper | Agricultural Economics | Indonesia | Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2016
Performance of Rice Farmer Group in Flood Area Bengawan Solo Watershed Bojonegoro Regency
Abstract: Farmer groups are effective local institutions in building regional agricultural potential. Serves as a platform for the farmers to access agricultural and solve problems together. Watershed (DAS) has great potential to troubled flood that impact on agricultural land. This study aims to analyze system of rice agribussiness and performance of farmers' groups in flood area Bengawan Solo Watershed Bojonegoro regency. The main data of the study is secondary data from the Centre for Disaster Studies Bogor Agricultural Institute with 50 respondents from three farmer groups Kedungprimpen village Kanor in Bojonegoro. Analyzed using descriptive analysis and Importance Performance Analysis (IPA). The results showed that in Kedungprimpen village has adapted rice agribusiness system that is upstream subsystem, farming and supporting institutions. But in downstream subsystems and marketing still controlled by wholesaler. Performance of farmer group shows there are some attributes result in a farmer groups get in on the high performance to low priority. Effective performance indicators visible on the organizational structure, administration, cash and membership fees, facility farming tools, organic fertilizers, chemicals, pesticides and credit.
Keywords: Rice, Bengawan Solo Watershed, Farmer group, Performance
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2016,
Pages: 21 - 27
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