Farmers’ Responses to Vegetable Production Technology in East Java, Indonesia

Wisnujati, Nugrahini Susantinah (2016) Farmers’ Responses to Vegetable Production Technology in East Java, Indonesia. International Association of Computer Science & Information Technology- Singapore. (Unpublished)

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This study assesses farmers’ perception on technology production on chili and tomato in East Java. Chilli and tomato were the main vegetable commodity in East Java. The assessment was done by survey at across 12 different project sites during September - December 2014. The survey uses structured questionnaires on 250 farmers. For this purpose, the study uses “before and after” assessment framework. The results indicate that technology has very favourably increased vegetable farming capability and knowledgebase of the farmers. Farmers reported that they could increase yield with reduced uses of chemicals and other inputs. They reported very positive impacts of technology on all of the farmers’ association. Farmers’ knowledge on plant protection and soil fertility improvement increased significantly. In conclusion, technology has been successfully delivered to improve knowledge and skill on chilli and tomato farming, and vegetable production in general. Besides, the process of technology transfer has strengthened the group formation and social capitals related to vegetable farming in the remotely located communities. Keywords: Farmers’ response, production technology, chilli and tomato, East Java – Indonesia.

Item Type: Other
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture > Agribusiness Study Program
Depositing User: Sulimin BP3
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2021 02:20
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2021 02:20

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