Greener Journal of Business and Management Studies Vol. 4 (4), pp. 108-114, August 2014
ISSN: 2276-7827 © 2014 Greener Journals
Manuscript Number: 060314263
Analysis of Inputs use in Rice Farm Management at Sekotong, West Lombok, Indonesia
Riyan Adiputra S1*, Muslich Mustadjab M2,
Suhartini S3, Wen-I Chang4
1,2,3Department of Agriculture Economics, University of Brawijaya Malang, Indonesia.
4Department of Agribusiness Management, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.
Emails: 2muslich @ub. ac.id, 3hartiniub @yahoo .com, 4dearafrica @gmail .com
*Corresponding Author’s Email: kon.riyan @gmail .com, Phone: (+628)5646756228
Farm management had several constraint such as limited water availability, excessive use of production factor(s), and declining productivity. Goal of farming activity is not only seen from the increased production but, also from how the increased production can increase the farmers income. Therefore, the aim of this research was to know the factors that affect fertilizer and labor usage in the research area, and also the factors that affect rice production. Location of research was determined purposive to be in Sekotong, West Lombok, Indonesia. The data was obtained through simple random sampling. The data analysis method used 2SLS (two Stage Least Square). The result of this research foundthat the factors that affect fertilizer usage are land area, total cost of labor, and age of farmers. Factors that affect labor usage are farmer education, total cost of labor, and number of family. Factors that affect rice production are land area, seed, pesticide, and fertilizer.
Keywords: rice farm management, 2SLS, production factor, rice production.
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