agricultural technology

Adoption to System of Rice Intensification (SRI) Technology in Indonesia

In a 2022 study by Arsil et al., Indonesian rice farmers participated in focus group discussions (FGDs) regarding the System of Rice Intensification (SRI). The findings include SRI’s complexities in terms of utilization and application to farming. The study was developed with the help of the theory of diffusion of innovations. SRI is an innovation anchored in sustainable knowledge and practices for local farmers’ plants, water, soil, and nutrients. 40

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Thai Farmers Surveyed on New Agricultural Technologies

For developing countries, sustainable farming is an important practice to increase field productivity and economic growth. Using a Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) framework, the study analyzed the decision-making processes of farmers in Northeastern Thailand regarding adoption intention. Dipterocarpus alatus (D. alatus) is a large tree species found only in the Southeast Asian mainland commonly used for timber and resin. Its other agricultural uses and products include engine oils, medicines, cosmetics,

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