Adoption of Animal Husbandry Innovations by Dairy Farmers in Pasuruan Regency, East Java Province



Nurlaili Nurlaili(1*)

(1) Sekolah Tinggi Penyuluhan Pertanian Malang
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


The aim of this study was to determine the type of innovations in dairy technologies adopted by dairy farmers in Pasuruan Regency, East Java Province. The object being observed was the dairy farmers in Pasuruan Regency. This research was a descriptive quantitative research with survey method. The collection of data through observation, questionnaires, and interviews. The level of adoption of innovation seen by the continuation of the use of these technologies by farmers until the time of research. The results showed that innovation such as concentrate feed, artificial insemination (AI) and biogas were the innovations that still used by most farmers in the amount of 95.0% (feed concentrates), 78.3% (Artificial Insemination) and 33,3% (Biogas). While innovations such as ammoniation and fermentation of hay, concentrate feed, complete feed, the selection of superior cattle seeds, feed barn, compost making, recording, good cowshed, Milking machine, chopper engine and coffee skin fermentation on average 80% have never been used by dairy farmers in Pasuruan Regency. This innovation can be used as extension materials in the area.


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Adoption, Innovation, Dairy farmers

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