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 55: May 17, 2019 - Kansas Farm Management Association Report; Thin Cows at Breeding Time; Dealing with Injured Forage Base; Interview with Patti Dollarhide; Listener Question – Ear Tagging; Top 6 Things to Know About Anaplasmosis; Upcoming Events

Episode 54: May 2, 2019 - Special Guest Ellie Minnix, Senior in Veterinary Medicine; Spring Lameness in Cattle; Top 5 Tips for Managing Feet and Legs in Bulls; Working Spring Calves; Should I Implant my Cows? 

Episode 53: April 29, 2019 - Top 10 Ways to Improve Grilling Season; Special Guest Sharla Huseman, Director of Marketing for Kansas Beef Council; Common Questions for Sharla; Facts from Ag Census; Kansas Beef Council and BCI Collaborate on Events; What Actions Can I Take As a Producer to Make a Difference? 

 

May 17, 2019
KSU-Sheep Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

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

December 19, 2018
Master List of Prices Used in Livestock Budgets December 19, 2018
Crop Management and Profitability

Presented at Ag Lenders Conference, Manhattan, KS. 

October 1, 2018
Boosting Cow-Calf Profitability

K-State livestock economist Dustin Pendell talks about his new analysis of cow-calf profitability, based on Kansas Farm Management Association records...it shows that the gross income generated by the herd and cost management are equally important to that profitability, which is something of a new revelation.

September 10, 2018
14. Cow‐Calf Profitability: Where to Focus Management for Success August 1, 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