Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Rural Socio-Economic Transformation: Agrarian, Ecology, Communication and Community Development Perspectives, RUSET 2021, 14-15 September 2021, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Performance and Impact of Horticultural and Hydroponic Cultivation Training Program for Farmers in Blitar City, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-5-2022.174085,
        author={Medea Rahmadhani Utomo and Bayu Adi Kusuma and Erekso Hadiwojoyo},
        title={Performance and Impact of Horticultural and Hydroponic Cultivation Training Program for Farmers in Blitar City, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Rural Socio-Economic Transformation: Agrarian, Ecology, Communication and Community Development Perspectives, RUSET 2021, 14-15 September 2021, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={RUSET},
        year={2022},
        month={5},
        keywords={training performance impact farmers},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-5-2022.174085}
    }
    
  • Medea Rahmadhani Utomo
    Bayu Adi Kusuma
    Erekso Hadiwojoyo
    Year: 2022
    Performance and Impact of Horticultural and Hydroponic Cultivation Training Program for Farmers in Blitar City, Indonesia
    RUSET
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-5-2022.174085
Medea Rahmadhani Utomo1,*, Bayu Adi Kusuma1, Erekso Hadiwojoyo1
  • 1: Agriculture Faculty, Brawijaya University, Indonesia
*Contact email: medea@ub.ac.id

Abstract

Training for farmers in agricultural sector is an important effort to improve farmers' skills. Entrepreneurs of vegetables, fruits, ornamental plants and hydroponics need to have an important role. The training helps business actors find social and economic benefits for superior agricultural products in Blitar City. The objectives of monitoring and evaluating agricultural training programs are 1) to identifying the problems of the training participants, 2) to monitor the performance of training programs for farmers, 3) to understand the impact and evaluating indicators of the success of the training. The data analysis model used includes Problem Analysis, Analysis of Program Implementation Success, Impact Analysis on the output of the training program, and Policy Analysis. This research activity explains that participants have an excellent level of need, preparation, and ability to overcome obstacles in general. The implementation of the training has a success rate that is categorized as good.