Satia Negara Lubis, Septi Wardanti, Lindawati
The purposes of this study is to determine the role of agricultural agriculture counselor on the productivity of Arabica coffee farmers and to find out the obstacles faced by agricultural counselors in providing information concerning the productivity of Arabica coffee farmers in Sait Buttu Saribu Village, Pematang Sidamanik District, Simalungun Regency. The research location was chosen deliberately with two considerations, where the Sait Buttu Saribu Village is one of the centers for Arabica coffee production and counselor activities. The method of determining the sample in this study used simple random sampling with the research sample were farmers who participated in counseling activities. Data analysis was carried out by means of Likert scale and descriptive analysis. The results showed that the role of agricultural counselor workers as dynamists and facilitators was in the category of important role, while the role of counselor workers as motivators was in the category of very important role and the constraints faced by agriculture counselor in extension activities were that farmers did not participate in couseling activities, the distance from the plantation location far enough to travel, and poor road facilities and infrastructure.
the role of counselor workers, productivity, Likert scale
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Satia Negara Lubis, Septi Wardanti, Lindawati. (2021) The Role of Agricultural Counselor for Arabica Coffee Farmers’ Productivity. International Journal of Agricultural Science, 6, 157-162