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AgManager.info: 2007 Risk and Profit Conference Proceedings
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2007 Risk & Profit Conference
August 16-17, 2007 Manhattan, KS

Risk and Profit is an annual conference hosted by the Department of Agricultural Economics that provides an opportunity for key agricultural decision makers to interact with each other and with faculty.

2007 Risk and Profit Conference Proceedings

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TITLE Author/Presenter FILE

GENERAL SESSIONS

   
SESSION I: Long-Run Weather Trends and Crop Yields Elwyn Taylor
Iowa State University
PDF (slides)
SESSION II: Cultivating a Culture of Success Sarah Fogleman
Kansas State University
PDF (paper)
PDF (slides)
SESSION III A: Livestock Outlook James Mintert PDF (slides)
SESSION III B: Grain Outlook Mike Woolverton PDF (slides)
     

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

   
1. Update on the 2007 Farm Bill Troy Dumler PDF (paper)
2. Disaster Aid, Crop Insurance & Whole-Farm Revenue Insurance Update

Art Barnaby

PDF (slides)
3. Do Government Subsidies Really Encourage Rural Development?

Mike Boland

PDF (slides)

4. Biofuels: National and Kansas Updates

Mike Woolverton

PDF (slides)

5. Ethanol, DDGs and Cattle

Rodney Jones
James Mintert

PDF (slides)
6. Ethanol: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Andrew Barkley

PDF (paper)
7. Ethanol Production in Brazil

Allen Featherstone

PDF (paper)PDF (slides)
PDF (extra)

8. Higher Land Values? (Part I of II)

Terry Kastens
Kevin Dhuyvetter

PDF (slides)
9. Higher Land Rents? (Part II of II)

Terry Kastens
Kevin Dhuyvetter

PDF (slides)

10. Grain Handling and Transportation Systems in Western Kansas

Dan O'Brien

PDF (paper)PDF (slides)

11. The Relative Cost Efficiency of No-Till Farms

Michael Langemeier
Dave Rempe

PDF (paper)

12. Kansas Farm Management Associations: Building on the Past, Pursuing the Future

Kevin Herbel PDF (slides)

13. Cattle Feeding Return Risk

Ted Schroeder

PDF (paper)
PDF (slides)
14. Autoguidance and Boom Control: Does it Pay? Terry Kastens
Kevin Dhuyvetter
PDF (slides)

15. Image Problems?! How US Ag Products Appeal to Japanese Consumers

Hikaru Peterson & Sean Fox

PDF (slides)

16. Bonds, Commodities, Interest Rates and Other Considerations in Losing Your Assets

Joe Arata PDF (slides)

17. Results and Analysis from Last Year's Water Quality Trading Experiment

Craig Smith, Jeff Peterson
John Leatherman, Sean Fox
PDF (slides)

18. Working the Web: RSS Feeds, Web Searches, Navigation and More

Rich Llewelyn

PDF (paper)
PDF (slides)
19. Potential Economic Impacts of Water Conservation Policies in Northwest Kansas Bill Golden & Jeff Peterson PDF (slides)
 
Previous Risk & Profit Conference Proceedings (2002-2006)
 
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