Motivation of Farmers in Group Management to Develop Maize Cultivation

Harahap, Nurliana and Manik, Mahendra Ginting (2018) Motivation of Farmers in Group Management to Develop Maize Cultivation. In: Proceedings of The 3rd Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL), 03-04 October 2018, Emerald Garden Hotel, Medan City, North Sumatera, Indonesia.

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Abstract

The demand of corn is quite high for livestock food. In North of Sumatera, Batubara Regency 7 districts (included Sei Suka Sub-district) has the largest corn cultivation farmer. Farmers' efforts in conducting corn cultivation to develop and succeed requires motivation. The problem determined is how the level of motivation of farmers and what factors affect the motivation of farmers in the cultivation of maize. Because of this reason, the research was done from February until May 2018. This research was conducted by using quantitative descriptive method and multiple linear regression statistic analysis. The result showed that respondents were productive age 15-64 years as many as 48 people (85,6%). Then most of respondents were male (82,1%), more than 50% farmers based on education, the area of land planted with maize averaged less than 1 Ha, almost 70% of the land cultivated is self-owned. The experience of farming in the medium category, and income from corn farming still needs to be improved. Farmers' motivation in corn cultivation is high (78%). Factors such as: age, formal education, opinion and government assistance has no real effect.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF501 Motivation
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business > HF5546 Office management
Divisions: Program Pasca Sarjana
Depositing User: Mrs Yuni Chairani
Date Deposited: 22 May 2019 09:09
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/35363

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