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K-State Agricultural Economics Newsletters Author

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In The Cattle Markets Tonsor/LMIC August 11, 2014
Grain Outlook O'Brien August 12, 2014
"Focused on Grains" Blog by Dan O'Brien O'Brien Ongoing
KFMA Newsletter or  Archives Herbel, Ibendahl, and KFMA Economists July 14, 2014
Applied Economics Policy and Perspectives (AEPP) Podcasts AAEA and K-State Ag Economists Ongoing

Position Announcements

Position Location Announcement

Assistant Professor, Extension Agricultural Economics New!
K-State Department of Agricultural Economics

Manhattan, KS PDF

Extension Specialist, Agricultural Economics New!
Assistant Professor or Instructor depending on academic degree.
K-State Department of Agricultural Economics

Garden City, KS PDF

Assistant Professor, Food and Agribusiness Management New!
K-State Department of Agricultural Economics

Manhattan, KS PDF

Assistant Professor (80% teaching and 20% research) New!
Kansas Farm Management Association Northwest

Manhattan, KS PDF

Business Manager:  New!
Department of Agricultural Economics

Manhattan, KS PDF

Extension Agricultural Economist
Kansas Farm Management Association Southeast

Chanute, KS PDF

Extension Agricultural Economist
Kansas Farm Management Association Southeast

Ottawa, KS PDF

Extension Agricultural Economist:
Kansas Farm Management Association Northwest

Colby, KS PDF

News Articles

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Financial Decisions Made Easy

Brian Briggeman
Ed Clark/Top Producer
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K-State Agricultural Economics Department Theses and Dissertations (Click HERE)
Access K-State Department of Agricultural Economics Student Dissertations and Theses since 2005.
More will be added in the future. Includes M.S. and MAB theses, and Ph.D. Dissertations.

Radio Interviews

K-State Radio Network Interviews

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KSRN Livestock Market Outlook Weekly Radio Interview - Glynn Tonsor & LMIC August 11, 2014 Download
KSRN Grain Market Outlook Weekly Radio Interview - Dan O'Brien
KSRN Grain Market Outlook Materials 
WILL Radio: Ethanol Markets Materials 
August 8, 2014
August 8, 2014
July 25, 2014
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K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby explains the "50% rule" tied to the new USDA grain "safety net" programs, which he says is causing some confusion for producers....he'll be addressing that and other facets of the new ARC and PLC program options at the K-State Risk and Profit Conference coming up on the campus next week.  August 15, 2014 Download
K-State agricultural economics researcher Melissa McKendree and livestock economist Glynn Tonsor talk about Melissa's study of the differences in beef producer and consumer views on animal welfare practices in the cattle industry, which revealed useful information for the beef cattle sector in addressing future animal welfare issues...they will be presenting their findings at the upcoming K-State Risk and Profit Conference next week.  August 13, 2014 Download
K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about a recent survey she and colleagues conducted of pasture lease trends in north-central Kansas, finding out information on rental rates, stocking rates, grazing season variations and other factors...she'll be presenting this information at the upcoming K-State Risk and Profit Conference next week in Manhattan. August 12, 2014 Download
K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby runs through his latest projections on which of the two new USDA commodity program options will best fit for Kansas crop producers: the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) option or the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) option....he says that the choice is much clearer now for wheat producers.  August 12, 2014 Download
K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor provides remarks on the recent closing of two more beef packing plants, on the heels of other plant closures over the past year: why those closures are occurring, and what the trend means, long-term, for the cattle production sector.   August 7, 2014 Download
Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen of Iowa State University sizes up the latest court decision on the legal challenge against the USDA's country-of-origin labeling requirement for meat products...he contends that the ruling still lacks for legal clarity, and that the issue itself sets a negative tone for government's role in regulating commerce.  August 6, 2014 Download
A guest speaker at K-State this week, Montana State University agricultural economist Anton Bekkerman, who works with Mykel Taylor, talks about his study of how shuttle train grain loading facilities have influenced the prices received by Kansas grain producers.   July 23, 2014 Download
Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen of Iowa State University comments on new agricultural law developments, including a key ruling on a provision of the Affordable Health Care Act, and another proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency that he says is wholly unconstitutional.  July 23, 2014 Download
K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl talks about trends in key financial ratios that are evident in the Kansas Farm Management Association's 2013 Kansas net farm income report, and he talks about how that overall report matches up with the USDA's farm income analysis.  July 18, 2014 Download
Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen, of Iowa State University, canvasses several recent developments from the courts, including a case involving logging vehicle business miles for tax deduction purposes, and a ruling on a farmer's attempt to minimize the extent of his farm partnership in a divorce case.  July 9, 2014 Download
K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby discusses several items pertaining to the crop insurance program, including the latest development on the producer's opportunity to drop the yield from a drought disaster year from their actual production history for insurance coverage purposes.....he'll also have the latest on the Supplemental Coverage Option as one of the new features of the USDA commodity program.  June 25, 2014 Download
Iowa State University agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen covers several new court developments of interest to farmers and ranchers...the first being the tone of deliberations in the court case over Conservation Reserve Program payments, and whether they're subject to self-employment tax.  June 25, 2014 Download
K-State agricultural economist Glynn Tonsor talks about the projected record value of U.S. agricultural exports, and how long he thinks that level of positive export trade can be sustained.  June 18, 2014 Download
K-State agricultural economics researcher Melissa Lynes talks about the results of a new survey of Kansas farmers, asking about their interest in growing feedstock for cellulosic biofuel production...inquiring about the kinds of crops producers would be willing to grow for that purpose.  June 17, 2014 Download
Iowa State University agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen shares with landowners the legal stipulations to consider when putting together a hunting lease for their property, including liability provisions that must be part of that lease agreement.  June 11, 2014 Download
K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone talks about the lead indicators from K-State's latest nationwide Ag Lenders Survey....measuring trends in farm loan interest rates, loan volumes, non-performing loans and agricultural land values...he discusses what the survey suggests about the state of farm and ranch financing.  June 3, 2014 Download

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