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Farmer income analysis: Cocoa farming with side grafting technique (Case study in Mappesangka Village, South Sulawesi, Indonesia)

Baharuddin1, Agus Tang1, Aylee Christine1, Andi Tenri Fitriyah1, and Ratri Retno Utami2

1Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Bosowa, Jl. Urip Sumoharjo Km. 4 Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan 90231, Indonesia

2Politeknik ATK Yogyakarta, Jalan Ringroad Selatan, Glugo, Panggungharjo, Sewon, Bantul, Yogyakarta 55188, Indonesia

Email: ratri.retno.u@gmail.com

The income analysis of side grafting cocoa farming aims to determine the income from side grafting cocoa farming received by farmers and to determine the R/C-ratio of side grafting cocoa farming. The research location is in Mappesangka Village, Ponre District, Bone Regency, South Sulawesi. This research was conducted for three months, from March to May 2016. The analytical method used is income analysis to find out how much profit side grafting cocoa farming is, and R/C analysis to determine the level of efficiency in the use of cocoa farming costs. The results showed that the income obtained by respondent farmers in one growing season in side grafting cocoa farming was Rp. 26,087,532.89/ha. The R/C in side grafting cacao farming in Mappesangka Village, Ponre sub-district is 2.95, this means that the R/C-Ratio value is greater than 1 so that it can be said to meet the criteria to be cultivated in side grafting cocoa farming in Mappesangka Village, District of Ponre, District of Bone.

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