Local Wisdom on Farming Activities and Its Benefits to Agriculture in Enrekeng District, Indonesia
This study was aimed to determine the identification of local wisdom types on rice farming activities in Rossoan Village, Enrekang Sub-district, Enrekang District and the efforts to preserve local wisdom carried out by the community in Rossoan Village, Enrekang Sub-district, Enrekang District. This study used a qualitative descriptive approach as a case of meaningful phenomenology of agricultural action. Key informants were determined as respondents in this stydy and sample collection was performed by snowball sampling with data triangulation techniques. The results showed that there were 4 types of local wisdom that were still often carried out by the farmers in Rossoan Village, namely themassimatan tradition carried out before nursery, the mabanne-banne tradition carried out at the time of planting, the majappi tradition carried out t the time of maintenance of rice farming and themenongankumande tradition carried out at harvest time. Such action is a local wisdom that contains values of kindness and wisdom which are used as a philosophy of life for rural farmers.