E3S Web Conf.
Volume 306, 2021The First International Conference on Assessment and Development of Agricultural Innovation (1st ICADAI 2021)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Agricultural Social Economics and Policy|
|Published online||24 September 2021|
Feasibility analysis of traditional rice farming with combine harvester in Teureubeh Village, Aceh Besar District
Aceh Assessment Institute Agriculture (BPTP) Aceh, 23125, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Traditional rice farming requires a lot of time and effort, therefore the high farming costs needed. The use of mechanization in rice farming is a technology can give the benefit to increase the farming efficiency and anticipate the scarcity of resources. This study aims to analyse the feasibility of lowland rice farming using agricultural machinery, both technical, financial and social feasibility. The research was conducted in Teureubeh Village, Jantho City District, Aceh Besar District. Primary data obtained from the survey results assisted by qualitative data obtained from observations. The results showed that technically a combine harvester could be operated to land conditions suitable, was more profitable than the traditional method, its showed from the value of R/C (2.4), in the rice harvesting process has not had a negative impact on farmers, and has even provided benefits for farmers in harvest period due to the difficulty of labor available at the research location.
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