2014 Risk and Profit Conference Presentations

August 21-22, 2014 Manhattan, KS

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General Sessions

Breakout Sessions

Title Author Downloads
1. The 2014 Farm Bill: The Nuts and Bolts of the Program and Making the Decision
2. The Competitive Position of the Black Sea Region in World Wheat Export Markets
3. Understanding Basis and the Forward Contract for Kansas Wheat
4. Short-Dated Options Strategies
5. Land Values in Kansas: Past, Present, and Future
6. Economics of Beef-Cow Herd Expansion
7. Characteristics of Kansas Pasture Lease Arrangements
8. Do You Know Your Consumer? Differences in Consumer and Producer Views on Animal Welfare in the Beef Industry
9. A Financial Tool You Can Use: The DuPont Profitability Model
10. Historical Impacts of Precipitation and Temperature On Farm Production in Kansas
11. Adoption and Intensification of Conservation Practices, Risk and Policy
12. Getting the Most Value from Limited Irrigation Water
13. The Value and Feasibility of Differentiating Yourself from the Average Crop Producer in Your Region
14. An Introduction to Farm Payroll
15. Farm Accounting with QuickBooks
16. Profitability of Storage Hedges for Kansas Wheat Producers
17.Dj Vu All Over Again: Comparing the 1970s and Now
18. Machinery Costs in Kansas