John Holman

Cropping Systems Specialist

Documents & Presentations by John Holman
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Annual Forage Insurance Details

K-State‚Äôs Jenny Ifft and John Holman discuss how annual forage insurance is different this year and what decisions need to be made when enrolling.

June 4, 2024
Annual Forage Insurance: Policy Basics and Interval Selection May 31, 2024
Summer Forage Risk Management

Risk management economist Jenny Ifft and forage agronomist John Holman of K-State team up to talk about summer annual forage production and managing the risk associated with raising those forage crops: they discuss the agronomic factors at work in planting and growing forage this year, and which of those most greatly impact yield risk and go over the basics of the USDA'S Annual Forage Insurance program and how producers can use that coverage to mitigate that risk.

June 7, 2022
Annual Forage Insurance Update and Examples June 7, 2022
Methods of Valuing Corn or Grain Sorghum Silage

A spreadsheet tool designed to look at silage pricing methods from both the owner and buyer perspectives.

August 2, 2018
Forage Options For Drought-Stressed Wheat

This article is part of the K-State Agronomy eUpdate. The link to the entire update:

May 14, 2018
Harvest or Graze?

Agricultural economist Robin Reid and cropping systems agronomist John Holman of K-State talk about the decision-making tool that they've put together on grazing out wheat...they've developed a budget for comparing the economic returns of taking wheat to grain and leaving cattle out to graze wheat out.

April 23, 2018