Brian Briggeman

Agribusiness, Arthur Capper Cooperative Center

Professor, Agribusiness
Director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center
Kansas State University 

Brian Briggeman joined the faculty in fall 2011 as associate professor of agricultural economics and director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center. Briggeman earned his Bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from K-State in 2000. He received his master’s degree in agricultural economics in 2002 from Texas A&M University. In 2006, he completed his Ph.D. in agricultural economics at Purdue University. Prior to K-State, Briggeman worked as an economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City - Omaha Branch.

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Documents & Presentations by Brian Briggeman
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Identifying the Most Important Director Skills | Paper 3 of 4 | ACCC Factsheet #20

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April 6, 2023
Director Skills Gap Analysis - Existing Skill Gaps | Paper 2 of 4 | ACCC Factsheet #19


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February 22, 2023
Skills Needed to be Engaged and Knowledgeable Directors | Paper 1 of 4 | ACCC Factsheet #18

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February 1, 2023
Are We Preparing for a Recession?

Brian Briggeman discusses the history of rapidly raising interest rates to combat inflation, the current labor market, and consumer demand. Then in part two, Brian continues the conversation, but this time focusing on the impact everything we discussed previously will have on agricultural producers. He shares optimism with land values and gives advice on what producers can actually control right now.

January 26, 2023
Macroeconomic Trends and Interest Rates October 1, 2022
Macroeconomy and Interest Rates


September 1, 2022
Macroeconomic Update


August 1, 2022
4A - Macroeconomy Update August 1, 2022
17 - Dynamic Pro-Forma Tool for Kansas Farmer Cooperatives August 1, 2022
The Impact the Russia-Ukraine War is Having on the US Agricultural Economy

The director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center at K-State, agricultural economist Brian Briggeman, offers in-depth perspectives on the macroeconomic impact of the Russian war on Ukraine and the ensuing effect on the agricultural economy. He discusses how the Federal Reserve has responded with a scheduled series of modest hikes in interest rates, and offers thoughts on what agricultural producers can do to weather the economic uncertainty. 

March 23, 2022