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1 STIT Palapa Nusantara
The agricultural sector is one of the various sectors of economic development in Indonesia which has a very important role as employment and main livelihoods for the Indonesian population . Another role of the agricultural sector is as a foreign exchange earner from all the value of Indonesia's exports, besides that the agricultural sector can provide a large enough share in the country's economy, so that it has considerable attention from the government. The research was conducted in Batu Nampar Village, Jerowaru District, East Lombok Regency, which raised the problem of the effect of fertilizer prices and the income level of tobacco farmers on fertilizer demand. The aim of the researcher was to analyze the effect of fertilizer prices and the income level of tobacco farmers on fertilizer demand in Batu Nampar village. The type of research used is descriptive qualitative. Respondents (research subjects) were all tobacco farmers in Batu Nampar village , totaling 26 people. Data collection techniques used observation and direct interviews based on a list of questions that had been compiled previously. The data analysis used is descriptive qualitative data analysis which is narrative in nature which in its activities consists of data reduction, data presentation and conclusions. The average level of demand for fertilizers in farming tobacco in Batu buffeted District of Jerowaru seba a multitude of 292.3 kg. while the average income level of tobacco farmers in the village of East Aikmel is IDR 10,799,038. From the results of data analysis on tobacco farming has a significant effect on the level of community income in Batu Nampar Village , Jerowaru District , thus the proposed hypothesis is accepted. This means that increasing tobacco farming income will have a positive effect on income levels.
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