Monte Vandeveer

Farm Management, Production Economics

Southwest Area Extension Economist
Kansas State University

Monte Vandeveer joined the KSU Extension Farm Management team in February 2016 as the Southwest Area extension agricultural economist, based in Garden City.  He grew up on a farm in south‐central Kansas with wheat and cow-calf enterprises.  He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in agricultural economics from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. in ag economics from Purdue University.

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KSU Southwest Research and Extension Center
4500 E. Mary St.
Garden City , KS  67846
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Documents & Presentations by Monte Vandeveer
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Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance Program and Whole Farm Revenue Protection

K-State agricultural economist Monte Vandeveer talks about how the Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance Program works, with the enrollment deadline for the 2019 growing season coming up soon. He explains how pasture and forage losses are calculated, based on grid rainfall data, and points to an on-line Risk Management Agency tool that helps a producer calculate the potential coverage payout. Also, K-State Research and Extension risk management specialist Art Barnaby discusses the Whole Farm Revenue Protection program, which just might help row crop producers confronted with difficulties at harvest time.

October 31, 2018
Protecting Your Forage Supply: Pasture, Rangeland and Forage (PRF) Insurance

Dr. Monte Vandeveer provides information on the Pasture, Rangeland and Forage (PRF) Insurance. 

 

October 24, 2018
Economics of Alternative Tillage Systems in Dryland Crop Rotations

Presented at Ag Lenders Conference, Garden City, KS. 

October 1, 2018
Methods of Valuing Corn or Grain Sorghum Silage

A spreadsheet tool designed to look at silage pricing methods from both the owner and buyer perspectives.

August 2, 2018
Livestock Forage Disaster Program

K-State agricultural economist Monte Vandeveer goes over the eligibility requirements and the payment structure of the USDA's Livestock Forage Disaster Program, as a large part of Kansas either currently qualifies or is on the path toward qualifying in the coming weeks...he explains how this assistance is linked to the severity and duration of drought, as indicated by the official drought monitor.

May 17, 2018
Forage Options For Drought-Stressed Wheat

This article is part of the K-State Agronomy eUpdate. The link to the entire update: https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_issue.throck?eu_id=281.

May 14, 2018
Pasture Insurance

Monte Vandeveer talks about how the USDA Risk Management Agency's Pasture, Rangeland and Forage insurance program works, with the deadline for 2018 participation coming up soon. He shares his analysis of the likely benefits Kansas producers can expect from this coverage. 

October 16, 2017
Rainfall Index and Margin Protection Insurance Plans - Garden City October 6, 2017
Rainfall Index and Margin Protection Insurance Plans - Manhattan October 6, 2017
Margin Protection: Crop Insurance Premiums and Credits September 14, 2017