PENGARUH PERAN PENYULUH PERTANIAN TERHADAP PEMBERDAYAAN KELOMPOK TANI PADI DI KECAMATAN MATTIROBULU KABUPATEN PINRANG
This study to find out the factors that influence the role of agricultural extension on the empowerment of farmer groups in Mattiro Bulu District Pinrang Regency which was done for 2 months in August until September 2017. Data collected in this study is primary data. Primary data obtained from interview with extension workers and farmers respondents who function to determine the extension worker and farmer response to extension program. Data analysis method used is descriptive method and multiple linear regression analysis method. The results of this study indicate that the empowerment of farmer groups is only 42%. There is no significant influence on the Delegate or Technical representative variables, and visible on the facilitator and educator variables that have a significant effect with a significant value of 0.018 for the facilitator variable and 0.044 for the educator variable. Because the significance value is smaller than α (alpha) 0.05 which influence on empowerment of farmer group in District Mattiro Bulu Pinrang Regency.