Multifunctional Rice Farmings as The Main Commodity in Sawahan Village, Boyolali, Regency

Rahmi Idhayanti, Rayhan Arrazaq, Romzi Maulana Irwansyah


Along with the progress of the times, Sawahan village experienced conversion of paddy fields into residential, industrial, and toll roads. The strategic role of rice production continues to shift, especially productive rice fields, because increasing population growth and development dynamics make the function of agricultural land that was originally for growing crops converted into multipurpose land. Low awareness of the existence of rice fields that need to be maintained is one of the factors that need to be focused now. Farmers in Sawahan village still focus on rice as the main commodity of agricultural crops in Sawahan village but pay less attention to environmental, social, and cultural aspects. This study aims to identify multifunctional rice farming in Sawahan Village, Boyolali regency. The method used is descriptive qualitative by using primary and secondary data sources obtained from interviews and literature studies. The results of this study is the identification of multifunctional agriculture in Sawahan Village and strategies that can be done in maintaining multifunctional agriculture. It can be concluded that the multifunctional Agriculture of Sawahan village includes the empowerment of Water Resources, one of the efforts in improving the local climate, efforts to reduce organic waste, as a habitat for flora and fauna, a container in providing jobs, and a factor in maintaining family and regional food security. Multifunctional agriculture and agricultural land Sawahan village is maintained by improving the image of Agriculture in the community, improving agricultural policy, appreciation of agricultural multifunctionality, and increasing agricultural land conservation efforts.


Agriculture, farming, function, multifunction, rice.

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