Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Business, Entrepreneurship, and Finance (ICEBEF 2018)

Bengkuang Agricultural Business Analysis

Authors
Yasri Yasri, Erni Masdupi, Yunita Engriani
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Available Online May 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icebef-18.2019.116How to use a DOI?
Keywords
bengkuang business; experience on planting bengkuang; length of work; and the land area
Abstract
This study aims to determine the factors that affect the production or income of farmers’ bengkuang in Padang city. This research was conducted in Padang City, population and sample of this research is farmer of bengkuang. The sample size is 39 farmers. Data collection techniques with documentation and questionnaires. The variables studied are the experience on planting bengkuang, the use of technology, working hours, land area and the number of bengkuang production. Data analysis techniques are used descriptive analysis and production function analysis by using Eviews. The result of this research are: (1) the derived products of bengkuang are worth to do because number of production is enough to fulfill requirement of derived production process, land area and working hours of farmer still possible to be added. The working hours of merchant trades are very high, but there is no product innovation. (2) The technology which is used by farmers does not have a significant effect on increasing bengkuang production. While experience on planting bengkuang, length of work, and the land area have a significant effect on the production of bengkuang. Land area gives the biggest influence to the production of bengkuang in Padang city of West Sumatra.
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AU  - Yasri Yasri
AU  - Erni Masdupi
AU  - Yunita Engriani
PY  - 2019/05
DA  - 2019/05
TI  - Bengkuang Agricultural Business Analysis
BT  - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Business, Entrepreneurship, and Finance (ICEBEF 2018)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 541
EP  - 544
SN  - 2352-5428
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