Kevin Herbel

Farm Management, K-MAR-105

Kansas Farm Management Association Executive Director
Kansas State University

Kevin Herbel serves as the Executive Director of the Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA), providing leadership to the state-wide KFMA program and working with KFMA data. He has extensive experience assisting Kansas farm decision makers in managing their resources efficiently, primarily through one-on-one contact with farm families and individuals. This work has included record keeping assistance, in-depth whole-farm and enterprise analysis, benchmarking, labor management, tax planning and transition planning, with the goal of improved decision making.

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308 Waters Hall
Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Kevin Herbel
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Financial Benchmarking Tool

A tool to assess a farm's financial position relative to other similar farms in the same region. 

June 11, 2020
2019 Kansas Farm Income Report and 2020 Farm Income Projections
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May 22, 2020
A Preliminary Estimate of 2020 Kansas Net Farm Income May 22, 2020
2019 Kansas Net Farm Income

A discussion of the results from the just-released 2019 Kansas Net Farm Income summary from the Kansas Farm Management Association, featuring:  the average net income statewide, as well as the region-by-region averages; the percentage of those income numbers attributable to government payments; and comments on the general economic state of farmers and ranchers in each of the six association regions...the guests are KFMA executive director Kevin Herbel and associate director Mark Dikeman, along with area economists Jordan Steele, Logan Hedlund, Will Feldkamp, Bryan Manny, Chelsea Plummer and Dillon Rapp.

May 21, 2020
An Overview Of Tax Related Provisions For Agricultural Producers In Recent Covid-19 Legislation April 4, 2020
Government Stimulus Programs for Ag Producers and Co-ops

Associated FACTSHEET.

April 3, 2020
Crop Production Revenue

K-State agricultural economists Kevin Herbel and Gregg Ibendahl talk about their new analysis of Kansas crop production revenue in 2019, based on Kansas Farm Management Association data...they look each of the four main cropping enterprises in the state, concluding that this past year was generally profitable for crop producers.

February 7, 2020
A Preliminary Estimate of 2019 Enterprise Profitability February 6, 2020
Year-End Farm and Ranch Management

The executive director of the Kansas Farm Management Association at K-State, Kevin Herbel, discusses a number of end-of-year farm and ranch management topics: conducting a thorough evaluation of where the operation stands financially at year's end, and setting goals for 2020, ways of identifying the operation's financial position and creating a cash flow projection for the months ahead, and using financial benchmarking and other tools. He says that this should go beyond the normal end-of-year tax management.

December 3, 2019
Returns to Cow-Calf Production

K-State agricultural economists Kevin Herbel and Hannah Shear share highlights from their new study of the returns to cow-calf production in Kansas, based on Kansas Farm Management Association data complemented by a new survey of cow-calf producers on their management practices...they linked those practices to cow-calf economic performance and discovered several interesting trends.

October 14, 2019