THE EFFICIENCY OF INPUT USAGE OF ORGANIC PADDY FARMING IN INDONESIA

A.W. Muhaimin
2016 Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences  
Organic farming is an activity in the agricultural sector which emphasizes the importance of environmental issues. Activity in this area has the objective to increase production, productivity, independence of farmers and produce high quality food. The objectives research of this study are: to analyse factors that effects the efficiency of technical input; to analyze the level of technical efficiency of input use, and to analyze the factors that influence the use of input technical inefficiency.
more » ... nical inefficiency. Based on the results, the study showed that the factors have influence the efficiency of input use technically were land, seeds, manure, and organic pesticides. The average level of technical efficiency in the area was 93.3%. While the factors that positively affects the level of technical inefficiency were age and number of family. KEY WORDS Organic farming, stochastic frontier production function, technical efficiency and inefficiency.
doi:10.18551/rjoas.2016-09.03 fatcat:lp2nnuy2lvgtrhmx5xvmfjaqgi