DEVELOPMENT OF HYBRID CORN FOR SUPPORT FOOD SECURITY IN NUSA TENGGARA BARAT PROVINCE INDONESIA
SATYARINI, TRIWARA BUDDHI
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The productivity of corn in the Province of Nusa Tenggara Barat, is higher than the productivity of national corn, but high productivity is not accompanied by favorable prices. The purpose of the study was to analyze the costs, income, profits and feasibility of corn farming in Dompu Regency, Nusa Tenggara Barat Province. The study was conducted using survey methods with as many as 42 corn farmers who were members of the “Sub Mekar Selalu” farmer group in Manggalewa District, Dompu Regency. The results showed that on an area of 1.87 ha it needed a total cost of Rp19,273,343, - producing corn as much as 14,409 kg. The income earned is Rp18,548,718, - and profits of Rp14,933,617, -. Corn farming in Dompu NTB Regency is feasible to be developed with R/C 1.77 (> 1) and land productivity of Rp.9,594,894/ha (> land rent).