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K-State Agricultural Economics Newsletters Author

Release Date

In The Cattle Markets Tonsor/LMIC April 25, 2016
Grain Outlook O'Brien April 26, 2016
"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

News and Video

Title Author/Source Date Link

Dr. Terry Griffin:  New!
Big Data Implications in Agriculture (Video)

Terry Griffin April 29, 2016 View

Dr. Terry Griffin:
Expected Number of Days Available to Plant Summer Crops in Kansas

Terry Griffin
KSU Extension Agronomy eUpdate
April 18, 2016 View

Dr. Terry Griffin:
Rural Internet

Terry Griffin
DTN
April 15, 2016 View

Dr. Brian Briggeman:
Cooperative Consolidation

Brian Briggeman
Market Day Report
April 8, 2016 View

 Dr. Terry Griffin:
Weak Internet connectivity in rural areas hindering agricultural production

Terry Griffin
KVRN
April 6, 2016 View

 Dr. Terry Griffin:
Capturing Value from Precision Agriculture Data: Big Data in Ag

Terry Griffin
Focus on Cotton
March 31, 2016 View

Position Announcements

Position Location Announcement

Extension Agricultural Economist NEW!
Kansas Farm Management Association Southwest

Dodge City or Garden City, KS PDF

Executive Extension Agricultural Economist
Kansas Farm Management Association Northeast

Hutchinson, KS PDF

Extension Agricultural Economist
Kansas Farm Management Association South-Central

Hutchinson, KS PDF
     

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 Grain Market Outlook Weekly Radio Interview - Dan O'Brien
KSRN Grain Market Outlook Materials 
WILL Radio: Ethanol Markets Materials 
April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016
April 26, 2016
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KSRN Livestock Market Outlook Weekly Radio Interview - Glynn Tonsor & LMIC April 25, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Terry Griffin and engineer, Ajay Sharda, look at producer use of crop yield monitors on combines, noting why calibration is important, getting the monitors ready for wheat harvest, and what improvements are ahead. April 27, 2016 Part 1
Part 2
K-State agricultural economist, Mykel Taylor, reports on the new county numbers for non-irrigated and irrigated crop ground and pasture, and what they mean for the land market.  April 26, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Terry Griffin and student research assistant, Emily Carls, talk about an informational tool they've devised which tracks trends in days suitable for fieldwork. It is a tool that could impact equipment purchases and usage. April 22, 2016 Download
Back from a presentation to a U.S. House agricultural subcommittee, Allen Featherstone, professor and department head for Agricultural Economics, discusses farm and ranch income, credit conditions, the role of the farm program "safety net," and how the current state of agriculture compares to the farm crisis of the 1980s. April 21, 2016 Part 1
Part 2
Washburn's Roger McEowen discusses a dispute over a family limited partnership farming operation, and a case involving hobby farming restrictions of taxation law.  April 20, 2016 Download
K-State graduate student Theresa Sisung talks about her research on best-management practices involving soil fertility and water quality, including soil testing, strip tillage, and timing of application.  April 20, 2016 Download
Kansas Ag Mediation staff, Janel Koons, offers advice on using an independent facilitator to help with farm succession planning, with which her office can assist. March 30, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Gregg Ibendahl, compares KFMA yield and cost data from the last five crop production seasons in evaluating the profitability of no-till versus tillage systems.   March 30, 2016 Download
Kansas Ag Mediation staff, Janel Koons, offers advice on using an independent facilitator to help with farm succession planning, with which her office can assist. March 30, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Beth Yeager, has advice on managing financial risk, including working capital, debt restructuring, asset utilization and production costs. March 28, 2016 Download
Ag law expert, Roger McEowen, of Washburn University discusses the case of a producer told by his crop insurance agent to expect a sizeable loss payment.   March 23, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Terry Griffin, explains how poor rural internet connectivity hinders timely use of production ag data. March 15, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Dustin Pendell, talks about his new analysis of 40 years of Kansas Farm Management Association data on cow-calf profitability.  March 14, 2016 Download
Ag law expert, Roger McEowen, of Washburn University analyzes two recent court decisions relevant to the Clean Water Act and its impact on agricultural producers.    March 9, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Mykel Taylor, talks about the downward trend in cropland cash rental rates, and how to use the information to set equitable lease arrangements.    March 8, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Art Barnaby covers crop insurance rates for 2016 spring-planted crops, modifying coverage, payment rates for corn and soybeans, and the harvest-price option as a risk management tool.   March 3, 2016 Part 1
Part 2
K-State agricultural economist, Gregg Ibendahl, goes over the new Kansas custom rate numbers, including fertilizer applications, tillage, spraying, planting and harvesting, based on current diesel prices.   March 1, 2016 Download
Ag law expert, Roger McEowen, of Washburn University looks at a dispute over property zoning near an urban area, as well as a case testing the longevity of an oil drilling lease.   February 24, 2016 Download
Ag attorney and mediator, Forrest Buhler, of Kansas Ag Mediation Service talks about programs to help during the downturn in commodity prices.  February 18, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Ted Schroeder, explains that "high-frequency" trading is not the sole reason for current market trends.    February 10, 2016 Download
Ag law expert, Roger McEowen, goes over court decisions, including a physical injury case in which a bull escaped a pasture through a legal, intact fence.  February 10, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Leah Tsoodle, talks about trends in pasture rental rates in the Flint Hills and leasing arrangements across all of Kansas.   February 4, 2016 Download
Ag law expert, Roger McEowen talks about recent court decisions, including the working status of a livestock care provider under federal labor standards. January 27, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Art Barnaby, describes an on-line interactive map that allows producers to forecast ARC-CO payments for their specific locations.  January 26, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Robin Reid, previews the risk management, property tax and land values webinar series and how the Farm Analyst program has been expanded to further serve producers. January 26, 2016 Download
Janel Koons, from Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services (KAMS), summarizes services for producers who are facing financial concerns. January 19, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Brian Briggeman, shares his perspective on the agricultural economy and  adjusting management approaches. January 18, 2016 Download
K-State agricultural economist, Terry Griffin. talks about "cleaning" and sorting crop production data, as will be demonstrated at upcoming K-State workshops. January 15, 2016 Download
Ag law expert, Roger McEowen reviews the top 10 ag law developments and rulings in the last year, and their impact on 2016. January 13, 2016 Part 1
Part 2
K-State agricultural economist, Dustin Pendell, discusses whether adding livestock production will allow farms to be more profitable as crop prices decline dramatically. January 6, 2016 Download

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