Dustin Pendell

Livestock, Animal Health

Professor - Kansas State University

Dr. Pendell joined the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University in July 2015 as an Associate Professor. His broad research interests include livestock and animal health issues that span from the producer through the meat supply chain to the final consumer. Dustin’s interdisciplinary research has been funded by federal agencies and commodity organizations and appears in various academic and outreach publications.

 

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Documents & Presentations by Dustin Pendell
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Cattle Chat - Weekly Podcast from K-State Beef Cattle Institute

Recent episodes:
Episode 8: June 26, 2018 - Trace minerals, BVD virus, planning for heat stress
Episode 7: June 19, 2018 - Trace minerals, hay wastage, BVD, heat stress, grilling
Episode 6: June 12, 2018 - Fly control, recent travels, BQA certification, bloat

June 26, 2018
Value of Arrival Metaphylaxis in the U.S. Fed Cattle Industry June 21, 2018
Cow-Calf Costs

K-State livestock economist Dustin Pendell summarizes a new report he co-authored that analyzed high, medium and low-income cow-calf operations...he talks about the dramatic differences in revenue across operations, and points to the one factor that drives those differences more than anything else, saying that it would be a good starting point for improving cow-calf profitability. 

January 9, 2018
Differences Between High-, Medium-, and Low-Profit Cow-Calf Producers:

An Analysis of 2012-2016 Kansas Farm Management Association Cow-Calf Enterprise

January 2, 2018
KSU-Sheep Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

An Excel spreadsheet for sheep enterprise budgeting to evaluate potential income, costs and profitability

December 14, 2017
Master List of Prices Used in Livestock Budgets December 14, 2017
Crop Insurance Analysis

K-State agricultural economists Dustin Pendell and Jisang Yu discuss their new study of crop insurance and its influence on farm survival in tough economic times. They used Kansas Farm Management Association data to determine if crop insurance allows an operation to stay in business longer, and found that it, in fact, does. 

December 4, 2017
Effects of Crop Insurance on Farm Survival November 15, 2017
KSU-Sheep Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

An Excel spreadsheet for sheep enterprise budgeting to evaluate potential income, costs and profitability

September 7, 2017
Master List of Prices Used in Livestock Budgets September 7, 2017