Farm Management, Economics and PolicyMajor Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of people who incorporated technology to effectively manage farm operations


Number of people who applied marketing techniques for meat animals


Number of  people who increased their knowledge of Ag Policy including: Farm Bill and Environmental issues


Number of people who improved or maintained record keeping practices


Number of people who discussed and compared leasing agreements and options  


Number of people who recognize methods to reduce risk and improve farm profit


Number of people who increased knowledge of farm health and safety practices (i.e. farm safety days, disaster preparedness, equipment demonstrations, farmers dinner theater)


Number of people who applied marketing techniques including futures and options to reduce risk levels for crops


Number of people who adopted practices or adapted equipment  for safety (i.e. Agribility, install roll over bar)


Number of farmers adopting new technologies in agriculture production


Number of people who improved equipment or facilities


Number of people who increased profits, reduced expenses,  and/or reduced risk



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The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service provides practical research-based education to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future. Traditionally, education programs are offered in the form of a field day, classroom or day camp to reach more clientele in one setting. These programs can be a series of events that take place over a few weeks or they can be a one-day event. Often times, one of the most beneficial types of educa...

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