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  • Number of animal producers who increased knowledge of farm business management, business planning, financial management, marketing, or estate planning.
  • Number of animal producers who learned how to develop a management plan (i.e. grazing plan, feeding plan, drought plan, business plan, disaster plan, etc.)
  • Number of producers who increased knowledge of pasture/forage management practices (field improvement, herbicide management, grazing season extension, weed control, forage quality, haylage production, nitrate testing, etc.)
  • Number of producers who increased knowledge of nutrition, ration balancing, mineral supplements, breeding, and reproduction
  • Number of producers who increased knowledge of the strategies to promote animal health and welfare and reduce the potential for infectious diseases through proper use of vaccines, biosecurity, detection and identification of common diseases, appropriate use of animal medications, and mitigation of antimicrobial resistance transmission
  • Number of producers who increased knowledge of animal waste management practices
  • Number of animal waste management credits earned through Extension programs
  • Number of Extension conducted on-site sludge surveys or equipment calibrations
  • Number of producers who increased knowledge of how to prepare, mitigate, and recover from natural disasters impacting animal agriculture
  • Number of producers who gain skills or knowledge to increase production for local markets.
  • Number of producers who improve local food marketing skills or knowledge.
  • Number of producers adopting extension-recommended practices related to planning, marketing, and financial management
  • Number of producers who diversified their marketing strategies into local markets (direct, intermediated/food service, institutional).
  • Number of new farms (beginning farmers) selling into local markets for local consumption (in this reporting period)
  • Number of producers (and other members of the local food supply chain) who have increased revenue
  • Number of producers who adopted Extension-recommended best management practices and production changes related to quality assurance (vaccinations, castration, culling techniques, etc.)
  • Number of producers who adopted Extension-recommended best management practices and production changes related to genetic improvement (AI, heifer/bull selection)
  • Number of producers who adopted Extension-recommended best management practices and production changes related to nutrition (mineral, feed rations)
  • Number of producers who adopted Extension-recommended best management practices and production changes related to internal parasite management (fecals, deworming)
  • Number of producers who adopted Extension-recommended best management practices related to pasture management
  • Number of producers who adopted Extension-recommended best management practices and production changes related to nutrition, ration balancing, mineral supplement, breeding, and reproduction
  • Number of producers using improved biosecurity practices
  • Number of producers implementing Extension-recommended best management practices for animal waste management
  • Number of waste utilization/waste management plans developed or updated
  • Number of acres where Extension-recommended nutrient applications were used
  • Number of farms certified as a Certified Safe Farm
  • Number of farms that made safety improvements following a CSF on-farm safety review
  • Number of participants that have adopted farm safety practices
  • Number of farmers, employees or family members adopting regular use of appropriate PPE following AgriSafe or Certified Safe Farm participation