Farm ManagementMajor Program

23383

Total Hours

Contributed.

82034

Contacts

with Local Stakeholders.

664

Hours

of Multistate Efforts.

287

Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of producers who gained knowledge of farm profitability for their enterprise(s) from Extension programming

12355

Number of producers reporting increased profits and/or reduced risk due to farm management strategies learned through Extension programs 

1236

Number of producers reporting improved machinery management through Extension programming efforts

659

Number of producers willing to adopt improved soil health/quality practices to improve profitability due to extension programming efforts

2752

Number of producers who are comfortable using financial principles in their operations

1274

Number of producers/landowners who better understand land leasing options (including advantages/disadvantages of each)

756

Number of producers/landowners willing to make a change to their leasing strategy

747

Stories

Dirt 2 Dollars: A Different Approach to Extension Education

Cooperative Extension Agents are continuously looking for ideas to help reach new audiences to educate and communicate. Agriculture and Natural Resources Agents Matt Adams (Hardin), Whitney Carman (Grayson) and Daniel Carpenter (LaRue) specifically were looking for ways to reach the young farmer population, a group that can be difficult to reach in the current educational methods. One way that the agents looked into is podcasting. Podcasting uses the internet to make recordings of broadcasts ava...

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Dirt 2 Dollars: A Different Approach to Extension Education

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