Perception Of The Role Of Farmers in Extension Rural Agribusiness Development ( Puap ) in The Lembah Damai Village Rumbai Pesisir District Pekanbaru City

Ridwan Sani, Roza Zulida, Arifudin '


This study aimed to determine: (1) farmers' perceptions of the role of

agricultural extension in rural agribusiness development (PUAP), (2) perception

PUAP development; 57 respondents from Gapoktan Manunggal Jaya been

interviewed, which is taken by proportionate random sampling. The results

showed that: (1) farmers perceive extension function well in mentoring PUAP this

can be seen from a score of 2.53 with the category of done, which consists of a

role as an educator; education, the dissemination of information / innovation, as a

companion, as a consultant, as coaching, as observers, and evaluation, (2)

according to farmers PUAP program in the period 2008- 2011 have a good

development. It can be seen from the scores by category done 2.87. Output

indicator shows the prevalence PUAP funds received by farmers to undertake

farming while outcome indicators show that the existence of the program PUAP

farmers really feel the change in earnings, and also lead to greater success PUAP

agribusiness activities in rural areas.


Keywords : PUAP Program‟s, Farmers Perception , Role Extension



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