International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Agronomy | Indonesia | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016


The Role of Agricultural Extension Media to Increase Knowledge of Corn Farmers in Tidore Islands District of North Maluku, Indonesia

Rukiaty Usman


Abstract: This study aims to determine the role of media in promoting knowledge of agricultural extension corn farmers. This research is a qualitative research that produces descriptive data in the form of speech or writing and behavior of the people being observed. While the measured variables consist of, 1) the role of agricultural extension media before using the media (variable X1), 2) the role of the media using the media after the agricultural extension (variable X2). To measure the role of agricultural extension media in improving knowledge of corn farmers has used equation T test to the standard criteria, namely know (score 3), enough to know (score 2) and do not know (score 1). The results showed a significance level of 0.000 and test results-T amounted to 18 252, thus, the results are in accordance with the criteria that if the level of significance of not more than 0.05, then the result is significant. The use of agricultural extension media is very influential on the level of knowledge of farmers from the extension submitted by extension. Besides having a degree of influence, the use of the media also has a significant relationship to the level of knowledge of farmers


Keywords: Agricultural extension, the role of media, increased knowledge, corn farmers


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,


Pages: 808 - 813


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Rukiaty Usman, "The Role of Agricultural Extension Media to Increase Knowledge of Corn Farmers in Tidore Islands District of North Maluku, Indonesia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016, pp. 808-813, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV162706

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