Dustin Pendell

Livestock, Animal Health

Professor - Kansas State University
Director of the Collaborating Centre for the Economics of Animal Health - Americas Region

Dustin Pendell joined the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University in 2015. His research and extension interests include livestock and animal health issues that span from the producer through the meat supply chain to the final consumer. Prior to K-State, Dr. Pendell was on faculty at Colorado State University. 

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Documents & Presentations by Dustin Pendell
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Top 10 Considerations for Navigating a Struggling Farm Economy March 30, 2017
Beef Cattle Economics Trilogy: Beef Industry Outlook, Drivers of Profitability, and Better Use of Farm Management Budgets

Presented at KSU Cattlemen's Day. Manhattan, KS. 

March 3, 2017
Cow-Calf Cost Management

Dustin Pendell analyze the variables based on Kansas Farm Management Association data.

January 3, 2017
Risks and Consequences of an Introduction of a Foreign Animal Disease into the U.S.

Presented at Nebraska Cattlemen Convention. Kearney, NE. December 7, 2016.

December 7, 2016
Differences Between High-, Medium-, and Low-Profit Cow-Calf Producers: An Analysis of 2011-2015 Kansas Farm Management Association Cow-Calf Enterprise December 1, 2016
Winter Grazing Opportunities

From the recent K-State Ranching Summit, Dustin Pendell and Mykel Taylor promote the idea of cow-calf operators and crop producers partnering on herd grazing arrangements using crop residue, cover crops or winter wheat pasture, for mutual economic benefit, going over cost-to-return budgets.

October 13, 2016
Costs of Grazing Alternatives

K-State Ranching Summit, Manhattan, KS. 

October 7, 2016
Should We Return to Diversified Crop-Livestock Operations? October 3, 2016
KSU-Sheep Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

An Excel spreadsheet for sheep enterprise budgeting to evaluate potential income, costs and profitability

September 7, 2016
Moving From Crops-Only To Crop-Cattle Operation

Dustin Pendell goes over new information based in recent trends in the commodity markets, to be presented at today's K-State Risk and Profit Conference.

August 18, 2016