Kevin Herbel

Farm Management, K-MAR-105

Kansas Farm Management Association Executive Director
Kansas State University

Kevin Herbel serves as the Executive Director of the Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA), providing leadership to the state-wide KFMA program and working with KFMA data. He has extensive experience assisting Kansas farm decision makers in managing their resources efficiently, primarily through one-on-one contact with farm families and individuals. This work has included record keeping assistance, in-depth whole-farm and enterprise analysis, benchmarking, labor management, tax planning and transition planning, with the goal of improved decision making.

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308 Waters Hall
Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Kevin Herbel
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Financial Benchmarking Tool

A tool to assess a farm's financial position relative to other similar farms in the same region. 

August 15, 2017
KSU-Integrated Financial Statements

An Excel spreadsheet to build a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow from farm records.  Financial ratios are also computed.

August 15, 2017
Balance Sheet: A Financial Management Tool August 15, 2017
Income Statement: A Financial Management Tool August 15, 2017
Cash Flow Projection for Operating Loan Determination August 15, 2017
Financial Ratios Used in Financial Management August 15, 2017
KSU-Farm Benchmarking Tool

Benchmarking tool to compare farm financial ratios to KFMA farms of similar scale and region

July 1, 2017
Farm Enterprise Analysis

The executive director of the Kansas Farm Management Association at K-State, Kevin Herbel, breaks down the crop and livestock enterprise numbers from the recently-released Kansas net farm income report for 2016. He talks about the profitability of each of the major crops last year, as well as the returns to cow-calf and backgrounder cattle production, and things that made the difference between high-profit and low-profit operations within a given enterprise.

June 30, 2017
Net Farm Income Report

A discussion by KFMA executive director Kevin Herbel and economists Craig Althauser, Sandy Myers, Mark Wood, Bryan Manny, Will Feldkamp and Jim Huschka, of 2016 Kansas net farm income, from the Kansas Farm Management Association showing improvement in overall farm income from the previous year, but with some notable exceptions. 

May 24, 2017
Top 10 Considerations for Navigating a Struggling Farm Economy March 30, 2017