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Weekly Cattle Market Report - Glynn Tonsor and LMIC

Jim Robb of LMIC talks about the expected slowdown in meat production in 2017 which he believes will help improve profitability for cattle producers.

January 16, 2017
Weekly Grain Market Outook - Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien goes over key market signals from yesterday's USDA grain supply-and-demand report, including the remarkable falloff in expected winter wheat acreage.

January 13, 2017
Online Tool For Pasture Rental Rates

Mykel Taylor and Robin Reid explain how cow-calf and stocker cattle producers and landowners can enter information specific to their herd production and grazing conditions to arrive at a rate that's fair and equitable.

January 10, 2017
Cow-Calf Cost Management

Dustin Pendell analyze the variables based on Kansas Farm Management Association data.

January 3, 2017
K-State College of Agriculture 2016 Review

Dean John Floros cites advances in funding, research and Extension, and student enrollment and placement.  He also talks about future expansion of K-State's research facilities.

December 22, 2016
Agricultural Lenders Survey

Christine Wilson reviews the results, including interest rates, spread over cost of funds, farm loan volume, non-performing loans and land values, as well as the overall health of the agricultural economy.

December 22, 2016
Farm Data Ownership

Terry Griffin and Shannon Ferrell address this topic ahead of January's Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference.

December 15, 2016
Precision Ag Technology

Terry Griffin and graduate researchers review their recently-completed study of farmers' decisions as to adopting precision agriculture technology.

December 13, 2016
Farm Analyst Tools Workshop

Robin Reid and Greg McClure preview workshop to help farm families assess the financial state of their operations.

December 9, 2016
End-of-Year Tax Management

Gregg Ibendahl says that taking steps to improve one's year-end income level may be the more advantageous way to go this time around.

December 7, 2016
Land Lease Law and Fence Law

Forrest Buhler of KAMS talks about ways to improve a verbal farmland lease, the legal means of terminating either a verbal or written lease, what constitutes a legal fence for restraining livestock, and the degree of protection Kansas law provides the producer when livestock escape fenced areas.

December 6, 2016
Navigating a Struggling Farm Economy

Allen Featherstone and Mykel Taylor preview their upcoming workshops, and they offer financial and management tips to producers.

November 30, 2016
Future of Trade Agreements

Vincent Amanor-Boadu discusses ag implications for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the North American Free Trade Agreement, which will likely be affected by the change in presidential administration (2 parts).

November 23, 2016
KARTA Conference Preview

Terry Griffin and Lucas Haag promote January's 2017 Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference, with a focus on management of precision technology data.

November 23, 2016
Farm Analyst Program

Duane Hund talks about the services available to producers, including in-home analyses of operations' economic state and the viable management alternatives for farms or ranches.

November 17, 2016
Preserving the Ogallala Aquifer

Bill Golden discusses ideas from the Governor's Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas, including economic realities of the water and his upcoming economic research on the subject.

November 16, 2016
Veterans Day

Art Barnaby is part of KSRN’s conversations with K-State Research and Extension professionals who served their country in the military prior to their Extension careers, sharing stories about their military experiences.

November 11, 2016
Election Impact on Agriculture

Brad Lubben from the University of Nebraska discusses ag trade and federal regulations affecting farming and ranching, as well as the timetable and direction of the next farm bill.

November 11, 2016
ARC and PLC Program Estimates

Art Barnaby looks at the numbers and talks about a new K-State video series which explains in more detail how the non-convergence of cash and futures wheat prices is impacting producers' crop insurance coverage.

November 4, 2016
Dryland and Irrigated Crop Budgets

Gregg Ibendahl reports that producers can use these budgets to project their own expected returns next year.

October 19, 2016

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