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K-State Agricultural Economics Newsletters Author

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In The Cattle Markets Tonsor/LMIC July 21, 2014
Grain Outlook O'Brien July 18, 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

Extension Agricultural Economist:
Kansas Farm Management Association South-Central

Hutchinson, KS PDF

News Articles

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Financial Decisions Made Easy

Brian Briggeman
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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 July 21, 2014 Download
KSRN Grain Market Outlook Weekly Radio Interview - Dan O'Brien
KSRN Grain Market Outlook Materials 
WILL Radio: Ethanol Markets Materials 
July 25, 2014
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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
Iowa State University agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen remarks on several new court rulings of interest to farmers and ranchers.  May 28, 2014 Download
A roundtable discussion of the results from the just-released Kansas Net Farm Income summary from the Kansas Farm Management Association at K-State, looking at the 2013 farm income trends, and the management factors influencing those trends. Featured are association administrator Kevin Herbel, six KFMA economists: Mark Wood of northwest Kansas, Kent Miller of southeast Kansas, Scott Laird of southwest Kansas, Craig Althauser of northeast Kansas, Brian Manny of south-central Kansas, and Dave Rempe of north-central Kansas.  May 22, 2014 Part 1

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Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen of Iowa State University discusses recent legal developments of interest to farmers: passage of a GMO labeling law in Vermont, a ruling on the enforcement of a decades-old USDA commodity marketing order, and the findings of a new audit of the USDA's compliance with an improper payments reporting law.  May 14, 2014 Download
Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen of Iowa State University talks about a couple of items of interest to agricultural producers: one having to do with legitimate agricultural producer hedging in the futures market, and whether those transactions are exempt from a tax included in the Affordable Health Care Act, and the other addressing a flaw in the new farm program payment rules that treats a certain kind of farm business structure inequitably, in as far as payment eligibility.  April 30, 2014 Download
Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen of Iowa State University shares more recent developments in the agricultural law arena, including a tax court ruling on a horse breeder's business losses, and on a test of one state's "buy-the-farm" statute associated with utility companies seeking easements on agricultural property.  April 16, 2014 Download
Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen of Iowa State University discusses two new court rulings relating to trusts, and how those rulings are of great importance to agricultural producers, one being a decision on the IRS stance on passive income.  April 2, 2014 Download

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