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Volume 316, 20212nd International Conference on Agribusiness and Rural Development (IConARD 2021)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||05 November 2021|
Farmers Characteristics and Efficiency Levels of Organic Rice Businesses
Agribusiness Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, Tunas Pembangunan University, Jl. Balekambang No 01 Manahan, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia
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Organic agriculture as a solution to the farmers and consumers as awareness use of the synthetic chemicals in agricultural. The feasibility of farming was a requirement to ensure the sustainability of the development of organic agriculture. The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of farmers, the cost, revenue, and income of organic rice farming, and to analyze the efficiency of organic rice farming in Gentungan, Karanganyar Regency. Purposive random sampling and descriptive method used in this research, while the level of profit by using the return cost ratio (R/C ratio). Based on the results, 66% of farmers' age ranged from 41 to 60 years, primary school with 67%, farming experience ranged from 5 to 10 years around 93%, land ownership area of 1,000-2,000 m2 was 73%. The total cost required in the organic rice farming was IDR 3,779,839. Which consists of cash costs to IDR 2,142,506 and costs calculated as much as IDR 1,637,333. Meanwhile, the revenue was 99,900,000 rupiah. Income on cash costs to 97,757,494 rupiah and net income of IDR 96,120,161. The analysis of R/C was 26.4 (RC > 1) indicates that organic rice produced by farmer in Gentungan was feasible.
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