Journal of Socioeconomics and Development
Vol 1, No 1 (2018): Journal of Socioeconomics and Development

Establish The Perception Of Agricultural Extension Workers Through Cyber Extension As The Media Information

Fangohoi, Latarus (Unknown)
Sugiyanto, Sugiyanto (Unknown)
Sukesi, Keppi (Unknown)
Cahyono, Edi Dwi (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
05 Apr 2018

Abstract

The cyber extension has a significant media in developing an extension program of agricultural information.  The government has built the cyber extension supported by the development of ICT and its utilization in the dissemination of agricultural information. It is expected to provide positive benefits in the improvement of competence of the extension workers.  The purpose of this research is to analyse the characteristics and perception of the extensions workers in the utilization of cyber extension to support their work. This research is correlational descriptive analysis by using survey method. The study was conducted in South Manokwari Regency, West Papua Province. The sample in the research was all extension workers as many as 22 people. The result shows that the characteristics of the extensions workers as follow: the media used is a smartphone (100%), the working period is 5-10 years (77%) and the education level is high school (SMK/SPMA, 73%).  Meanwhile, the perception of the extension workers on the cyber media is high. It reaches 95%. They provide the positive perception on cyber extension concerning variables of benefit, complexity, and convenience.JEL Classification: D80, Q16

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Journal Info

Abbrev

jsed

Publisher

Subject

Agriculture, Biological Sciences & Forestry Arts Humanities Economics, Econometrics & Finance Environmental Science Social Sciences

Description

Journal of Socioeconomics and Development (JSeD) is managed by The Study Program of Socioeconomics (Agribusiness), Agriculture Faculty, Widyagama University of Malang. JSeD is published biannually in April and October, and available in printed and online version. ...