THE EFFECT OF EXTENSION QUALITY ON MOTIVATION OF YARD USE IN WONOGIRI DISTRICT

R. Rosyiati, Suwarto, M. Harisuddin
2019 Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences  
Food is the basic right of every human being that must be fulfilled because it is the most basic human need to sustain their life. The objectives of the study were: (1) to determine the effect of the quality of counseling on the motivation of yard use, (2) to identify factors that influence the quality of counseling, (3) to know the factors that influence motivation to use the yard. This research uses survey methods and is explanatory research using a quantitative research approach. The number
more » ... proach. The number of respondents was 125 members of the women farmer group in Baturetno Subdistrict, Wonogiri Regency who were selected by purposive method. Data analysis was performed with descriptive statistics. The relationship between research variables and empirical models used SEM (Structural Equation Model) analysis with AMOS 21.0 program. The results showed that the quality of counseling was in the low category, the quality of counseling had a significant effect on the motivation of yard use with an effect coefficient of 0.59 at α = 0.05 and motivation for yard use was determined by the quality of counseling, characteristics of group members, characteristics of extension agents, competency of extension agents and stakeholder support. Directly, motivation to use the yard was determined by the quality of counseling at 0.906.
doi:10.18551/rjoas.2019-01.11 fatcat:uobgar4mkfedvduqzrisbw7iqa