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Volume 232, 2021International Conference on Agribusiness and Rural Development (IConARD 2020)
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|Published online||25 January 2021|
The Process of Adopting Organic Agriculture Technology by Rice Farmers in the Sri Rejeki Farmers Group, Godean, Sleman
Department of Agribusiness, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta
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The research objective was to describe the adoption process in the application of organic agricultural technology. The research was conducted in Brongkol, Sidomulyo Village, Godean, Sleman. This research uses descriptive analysis, qualitative paradigm. Data were collected by indepth interviews and observations on farmers who have received guidance on organic farming technology through field schools until they are saturated with information (20 respondents). Research results, at the awareness stage respondents are familiar with information on organic farming technology some were long before, sometime before, during implementation, and there were farmers who knew some time after the field school. The interested stage, respondents seek additional information through their friends. The evaluation stage is the stage when respondents begin to seriously assess. The process of the length of evaluation conducted by farmers is quite diverse. In the trial phase, respondents applied it to their land, with various sizes. The adoption stage, generally respondents accept to apply technology, there is a small proportion who do not continue the adoption. It is important to do intensive counselling.
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