Local Wisdom on Farming Activities and Its Benefits to Agriculture in Enrekeng District, Indonesia

  • Yusriadi Yusriadi Muhammadiyah University of Parepare, Indonesia
  • Irmayani Irmayani Muhammadiyah University of Parepare, Indonesia
  • Ida Rosada Universitas Muslim Indonesia
  • Mais Ilsan Universitas Muslim Indonesia
  • Wahyuni Wahyuni Muhammadiyah University of Parepare, Indonesia
  • Muhdiar Muhdiar Muhammadiyah University of Parepare, Indonesia
Keywords: local wisdom, farming activity, tradition, agricultural action

Abstract

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.

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Published
2018-12-26
How to Cite
Yusriadi, Y., Irmayani, I., Rosada, I., Ilsan, M., Wahyuni, W., & Muhdiar, M. (2018). Local Wisdom on Farming Activities and Its Benefits to Agriculture in Enrekeng District, Indonesia. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 3(5), 48 - 54. Retrieved from https://msocialsciences.com/index.php/mjssh/article/view/157
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