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Abstract ―​

In Indonesia, a predominantly agricultural nation, rice shortages are a serious problem. The study's objective is to advance corn's standing in order to increase the supply of food. In order to start a "corn planting movement," the government should extend the corn planting area because it can no longer meet domestic corn demand and its corn import policies always have a negative effect, especially on farmers. This strategy involved inviting farmers to take part, offering incentives including production equipment assistance and harvest failure insurance, buying maize crops at higher prices, enrolling employers as partners, and giving farmers assistance. The results of the work done in Pusporenggo, Musuk Sub District, Boyolali Regency, Central Java Province, Indonesia between November 2019 and March 2020 during the planting season indicated an increasing trend. 103 farmers with a 50-ha area width and an average farming yield of 5 tons/hectare participated in this program. The crop from this planting season can be used by local and national scale national cow breeders, however, it has little added value.

Keywords ―​

areal expansion, food stock, incentive, added-value

Cite this Publication ―​

Budiman Widodo, Winarti, and Sugiyanto (22-30), A Corn Planting Area Expansion Program with Added-Value in Pusporenggo Boyolali, Indonesia. Multidisciplinary International Journal of Research and Development (MIJRD), Volume: 02 Issue: 04, Pages: 22-30. https://www.mijrd.com/papers/v2/i4/MIJRDV2I40004.pdf