THE OPTIMIZATION OF BEEF CATTLE BUSINESS WITH CROPS IN THE HIGHLANDS IN BOLAANG, NORTH MONGONDOW REGENCYJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2019-10-02
Authors : Syarifuddin Budi Hartono Siti Chuzaemi; H.D.Utami.;
Page : 370-380
Keywords : Highlands integrated agriculture optimal income.;
The application of integrated farming systems for the integration of livestock and crops has proven to be very effective and efficient in the context of community food supply. Research aims to analyse the optimization of integrated farming systems in the highlands. This research was carried out in July to September 2018 in Sidodadi Village, Sangkub District, Bolaang, North Mongondow Regency, North Sulawesi Province. The study uses survey methods and direct interviews with respondents. To answer the research objectives, linear programming analysis is used using Linear Program Solver (LiPS) and Microsoft Excel software. The results showed that 1) Factors that greatly influenced the increase in farm income were land area, business capital and labour. 2) Analysis of the type of business in the highlands which is obtained optimal income is the income generated in the optimization of the cattle-rice business shows the results of net income of farmers in the lowlands of Rp. 42,787,417 per year, so this farm is very optimal and feasible to work on. 3) The results of the optimization of the cattle-corn-coconut business get the lowest income of Rp. 25,507,057 per year so that this farming is not optimal to be developed.
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