Daniel O'Brien

Grain Markets & Market Structure, Farm Management

Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist
Northwest Research Extension Center

The focus of Dr. O’Brien's extension and applied research efforts have been in the areas of grain and bioenergy market analysis - with emphasis on of wheat, feed grain, oilseed, and ethanol supply-demand and prices. He also has been working in the areas of irrigated and dryland cropping systems and natural resource-related issues in western Kansas. He also works extensively with agricultural audiences on issues such as farmland leasing and crop enterprise profitability. Visit "Focused on Grains Blog" by Dan O'Brien.

Northwest Research Extension Center
105 Experiment Farm Road PO Box 786
Colby , KS  67701-0786
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Documents & Presentations by Daniel O'Brien
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Ukraine and Russian Conflict - Oilseed Market Impacts and 2022 US Crop Area

Presented virtually to USSEC. 

March 28, 2022
Ukraine and Russian Federation Conflict - Grain Market Impacts Updated March 21

Presented to AGEC 520: Futures and Options Class. 

March 22, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - March 18, 2022

March 18, 2022
2022 Grain Market Outlook

Presented at K-State Croptalk Webinar Series. 

March 14, 2022
Ukraine and Russian Conflict - Grain Markets Situation


March 11, 2022
Winning the Game Webinar

March 4, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - February 18, 2022

February 18, 2022
2022 Soybean Markets

Presented at K-State Soybean School, Oakley, KS. 

February 8, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - February 4, 2022

February 4, 2022
2022 Corn Market Drivers

Presented at Virtual K-State Corn School.

February 3, 2022