Production Technology and Development of agricultural communities


General Profile

Production Technology and Development of agricultural communities Study Prom


General Description

Agricultural Production Technology and Community Development Expertise Program is one of the study programs at the IPB Vocational School which aims to introduce professional education and the development of applied technology in the fields of horticultural food crops and plantations, livestock production and fisheries which includes cultivation techniques and counseling

Why Must This
Study Program?

The Agricultural Technology and Community Development study program provides quality professional education in the fields of horticultural and plantation food crop cultivation techniques, livestock production and aquaculture as well as instructors and support staff with the ideal number, qualifications and work experience

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Number of credits


Academic Education Program

Diploma 3                                                     


Bahasa Indonesia


3 Years


Ahli Madya (A.Md)


Program Keahlian Teknologi Produksi dan Pengembangan Masyarakat Pertanian sebagai pusat pelaksana pendidikan profesional dan pengembangan teknologi terapan dalam bidang tanaman pangan hortikultura dan perkebunan, produksi ternak dan perikanan yang mencakup teknik budidaya dan penyuluhan serta menghasilkan tenaga ahli madya yang berjiwa wirausaha untuk mendukung pengembangan ekonomi masyarakat.


  1. Carry out quality professional education in the field of horticultural and plantation food crop cultivation techniques, livestock production and aquaculture.
  2. Provide instructors and support personnel with the ideal number, qualifications and work experience.
  3. Develop a network of cooperation with the government, related institutions or companies in an effort to increase the competence of graduates

Learning Outcomes

Production Technology and Development of Agricultural Communities graduates are expected to have expertise in their field

  1. Able to become intermediate agricultural technicians or field extension workers and pioneers in their respective regions to disseminate technology in agriculture and plan business activities and agricultural, fishery and animal husbandry production processes that are environmentally sound in an integrated manner, and can take advantage of local potential. Supported by skills in management, information technology, interpersonal and communication skills.
  2. Mastering the basic concepts, principles, and theories of food crop cultivation technology, horticulture and plantations, animal husbandry and fisheries as well as being able to integrate and implement integrated farming, animal husbandry and fisheries systems to solve simple problems in agriculture.
  3. Able to work together and communicate effectively in a work group (team work) either in its position as a member and/or as a working group leader, to complete work in agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries including documenting the results of work in the form of a written report.
  4. Able to evaluate and supervise the achievement of work results in the fields of agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries which are their responsibilities as members and/or leaders in working groups


Production Technology and Development of Agricultural Communities Study Program consists of 114 credits which are divided into several courses including

1. Pendidikan Pancasila dan Kewarganegaraan 3(2-1)​

Learn the understanding, appreciation and practice of the concept of a solid faith and religion; religion and religion in scientific disciplines; religion, nation and state in supporting national development; mental attitude and the achievement of human life goals.

2. Math 3(2-1)​

Studying clusters (understanding, representation, relationships, processing, cardinal numbers of compound groups), multiple groups, relationships and functions, statements (understanding, basic coupling, compound statements and truth values, validity of arguments, general and special statements, matrices (general form, processing, types of matrices, determinants, inverse matrices), clusters of linear equations and answer vectors.

3. Computer Applications 3(1-2)

Learn the types of software, namely system software (operating systems and utilities) and their applications, introduction to computer components including processing, input, output, and storage equipment, computer network basics, computer and internet security, use of system software and applications for problem solving as well as local content materials according to the needs of each skill program.

4. Agroclimatology 3 (1-2)

Learn about the process of climate formation, climate determinants and their controlling factors, climate elements: determinants, distribution and position as controllers, plant responses to weather elements (solar radiation, temperature, humidity, wind, and water balance), the influence of weather and climate on plant growth, development and production.

5. Integrated Agriculture 3(1-2)​

Discusses agriculture in general, differences in knowledge and science, human relations with the environment, human relations with agriculture, agricultural systems, photosynthesis and respiration in relation to life, food, nutritional problems, balance factors, limiting factors, nutrient cycles, comeostatic mechanisms in the link between efficiency and the ecological pyramid.

6. Pancasila Education and Citizenship/State Defense 3(2-1)

Learn the meaning and importance of defending the country based on an understanding of Pancasila, the Preamble to the Constitution, the 1945 Constitution, Human Rights, Pancasila as an ethical system, Archipelago Insight, National Resilience, Regional Autonomy and Good Governance, in order to build the character of students who have awareness of defending the country in accordance with the goals of national education.

7. Introduction to Seed Technology 3(1-2)

Discussing the importance of quality seeds in plant cultivation, seeds as commercial plant propagation materials, seed formation and development, understanding of viability and testing; the process of procuring quality seeds (production, processing, storage, distribution, and marketing), identification of seeds and plants to support seed certification.

8. Bahasa Indonesia 3(2-1)

Learn the mastery and use of Indonesian well. Topics covered include EYD, sentence structure, effective and logical sentences, paragraphs, types of writing, scientific work, and oral presentation.

9. Soil and Fertilization 3(1-2)

Provide an understanding of the concept of soil in environmental systems, the role of soil bodies to support life, soil components, processes in the soil, soil problems and their relationship to life.

10. Budidaya Unggas 3(110. Poultry Farming 3(1-2)-2)

Discusses the management and production technology of local poultry (chickens and ducks) which includes maintenance of the broodstock period (starter), growth (grower) and production (layer).

11. Formulation and Feeding (Fish and Livestock) 3(1-2)

Provide students with an understanding of the formulation and feeding of fish and livestock which includes: Studying techniques for making poultry and ruminant feed formulations according to the needs of nutrients according to growth and production periods and feeding programs. Studying and applying parental nutrition and fish fry which includes nutritional needs, functions and metabolism as well as the manufacture of fish feed.

12. Horticultural Crops Cultivation 3(1-2)

Discusses the environmental factors of growing horticultural plants such as vegetables, fruit and ornamental plants, as well as the plant media. Land preparation, maintenance, application of growth regulators to harvesting. Adaptation of plants and the environment as well as cropping patterns of vegetables, fruit and ornamental plants.

13. Cultivation of Plantation Plants 3(1-2)

Learn practical understanding and skills regarding aspects of plantation crop cultivation including growing requirements, seeding, planting, maintaining and harvesting various types of plantation crops such as coffee, rubber, coconut, oil palm, cocoa, and tea.

14. Water Quality Management 3(1-2)

Studying the assessment of the level of water and soil pollution, measurement methods, techniques for controlling and treating water and soil.

15. Statistical Methods 3(2-1)

Learn about the meaning of statistics, data description and exploration, the concept of probability, the concept of random variables and probability distribution, sampling theory, parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation analysis, analysis of variance, and non-parametric analysis

16. Plant Pests and Diseases 3(1-2)

Provide basic knowledge about plant protection from plant pest attacks with the subject of plant pests, biomorphology of plant pests, plant pest environment, principles of plant pest control, and the concept of integrated pest control.

17. Fishery Infrastructure 3(1-2)

Learn about engineering (engineering) containers and supporting or complementary facilities in aquaculture (both hatcheries and grow-outs).

18. Ruminant Cultivation 3(1-2)

Discusses the characteristics of ruminants such as rabbits, sheep, goats, beef cattle, dairy cattle and buffalo, production systems, buildings and housing, breeding, feeding systems and livestock health management. Providing knowledge to students to be able to cultivate ruminants, including the requirements to set up a business and the requirements to become a breeder.

19. Marine Culture 3(1-2)

Management of marine aquaculture, in particular growing out of aquaculture biota (aquaculture), site selection, design, detail and construction of facilities and infrastructure, production processes, prevention and eradication of pests and diseases, monitoring of handling and marketing of products.

20. Cultivation of Food Crops 3(1-2)​

Discusses the meaning and grouping of food plants, the growth and development of several types of food plants, environmental factors that affect the growth of food crops, and food crop cultivation technology.

21. Livestock Health 3(1-2)​

Learn practical knowledge about disease prevention and control of livestock health to get optimal production.

22. Basic Livestock Production 3(1-2)

Studying the origins, nations and development of livestock today, also studied the functional biology of livestock, both poultry and ruminants.

23. General Aquaculture 3(1-2)​

Study the definition, objectives, scope and history of aquaculture, the principles that underlie aquaculture production and aquaculture components which include seeds, water quality, feed, fish-parasite disease and the interrelationships between components, production systems and technology for both hatcheries and grow-outs, introduction of fishery commodities cultivation, and prospects for aquaculture.

24. Soil and Water Conservation 3(1-2)

Discusses the relationship between groundwater and plants, plant responses to water, crop water requirements, irrigation and drainage systems, land suitability analysis, land improvement and land management.

25. Sago Cultivation 3(1-2)

This course discusses the importance of sago plants, growth and development of sago palms, environmental factors that affect plant growth and sago cultivation technology. Provide knowledge to students to be able to set up a business and the requirements for establishing a sago plantation business.

26. Post-Harvest Agricultural Products 3(1-2)

Learn how the process of handling agricultural crops which include horticultural, plantation and food crops. The matters discussed in this course relate to efforts to optimize the quality, quality and economic value of an agricultural product, especially sago and seaweed.

27. Basics of Extension 3(2-1)

Discusses the meaning, history and philosophy of extension, the role of extension workers in agricultural development, extension methods and communication in the process of disseminating information, adopting technology, changing new paradigms of agricultural extension and agribusiness development strategies.

28. Freshwater Fish Cultivation 3(1-2)

Learn the technicalities of freshwater fish farming, especially the enlargement of aquaculture biota, starting from the selection of location design for facility construction, procurement of facilities and infrastructure, medicines and production processes (including preparation of containers, stocking of seeds, feeding, prevention and eradication of pests and diseases, monitoring and harvesting)

29. English 3(1-2)​

Learn a series of skills to read and understand texts in English and improve vocabulary mastery at the intermediate level with reading topics that are appropriate for each skill program.

30. Partnership Development 3(1-2)

Learn the application of economic principles, identification and problem solving in partnerships, actual agribusiness partnerships.

31. Scientific Writing Techniques 2(0-2)

Learn to compose proposals, questionnaires, collect primary and secondary data and conduct field observations in order to be able to make reports according to the specified format.

32. Integrated Waste Management 3(1-2)

Discusses the types of waste and by-products of livestock, fish and plant utilization, as well as processing techniques so that they can be used for humans in the context of production efficiency, environmental maintenance, nature conservation and development of integrated use of energy sources from livestock, fishery and agricultural waste.

33. Post-Harvest Integrated Fisheries and Livestock Products 3(1-2)

Discusses the handling and processing of livestock and fish products including, the basics of handling fish seeds, the results of aquaculture production, factors that affect product quality and handling. Meanwhile, livestock products discuss the structure of meat and eggs, physical properties and nutritional content of livestock products (meat, milk and eggs). In addition, it will also discuss how to assess the quality, handling and processing of livestock products and the factors that affect the quality of livestock products and their processed products.

34. Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Management 3(2-1)

Provide an understanding of the concept and scope of agribusiness, and learn knowledge about entrepreneurship starting from the definition of entrepreneurship, the character of an entrepreneur, as well as insight into the behavior and abilities of an entrepreneur, preparation of a business plan (business plan) and examples of its application according to the needs of the local content of each expertise program

35. Rural Community Development 3(1-2)

Studying the meaning of the scope and community participation; participation in the decision-making process – planning, implementation, utilization of results and monitoring evaluation, factors influencing community development.

36. Agricultural Legislation 2(2-0)

Study markets, countries and policies; agricultural policy analysis framework and food security and agrarian law.

37. Ethics of the Agricultural Profession 1(1-0)

Mata kuliah ini bertujuan agar mahasiswa mempunyai wawasan tentang etika dan etika berprofesi, dapat menerapkan tata cara kehidupan bermasyarakat sesuai norma, moral dan hukum

38. Seminar 1 (0-1)

Students present the results of field work practices in front of the class, get feedback from their discussions, exchange practical work experiences.

39. Praktik Kerja Lapangan 4 (0-4)

This practice aims to make students recognize and gain field experience regarding all technical aspects of production, processing, postharvest as well as aspects of counseling and community development in accordance with the student’s field of interest.

40. Final Report 2 (0-2)

The final report is the process of compiling a report on the results of the Field Work Practice covering the results of activities, problems in implementing activities and solutions to problems, as well as evaluating the results of field activities, for technical aspects of production and management.


Production Technology and Development of Agricultural Communities’s Lecturers

Restu Puji Mumpuni S.P., M.Si.
Muhammad Iqbal Nurulhaq S.P., M.Si
Edi Wiraguna, S.P., M.Ag.Sc, Ph.D
Agief Julio Pratama S.P., M.Si.
Tri Budiarto S.KPm., M.Si.

Address & Contact

BOGOR CAMPUS – Jl. Raya Pajajaran, Bogor City, West Java 16128

SUKABUMI CAMPUS – Jl. Sarasa No. 45, Babakan, Cibeureum District, Sukabumi City, West Java 43142