Mykel Taylor

Farm Management, Marketing

Associate Professor, Farm Management Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

Mykel Taylor joined the faculty in 2011 as assistant professor of agricultural economics with a major appointment in extension. Her areas of focus include agricultural leases and land values, grain marketing, farm policy, and many other areas of farm management. Dr. Taylor is a popular speaker at many of the department's extension programs for her expertise and dynamic personality.

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Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Mykel Taylor
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OSU-KSU 2018 Government Program and Crop Insurance Decision Tool

Amy Hagerman and Eric A. DeVuyst, Dept of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University

Mykel Taylor and Robin Reid, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University

This program is intended for instructional purposes only. The user assumes all risk associated with actual decision making associated with any farm commodity programs. Consult your FSA office and crop insurance agent before enrolling in programs and crop insurance.

Instructions for this program can be found at: 
https://agmanager.info/ag-policy/2018-farm-bill/osu-ksu-2018-farm-bill-decision-tool-instructions

January 31, 2020
Navigating Rough Waters

K-State​ agricultural economists Allen Featherstone and Mykel Taylor talk about their new article on the state of the Kansas farm economy, entitled "Navigating Rough Waters". They discuss the factors that are most greatly influencing the economic condition of production agriculture currently...most notably, land value trends and very modest improvements in net farm income the last couple of years and their thoughts on how 2020 might shape up economically for Kansas producers.

January 30, 2020
The Kansas Farm Economy: Navigating Rough Waters January 21, 2020
Kansas Land Values

Presented at Kansas Farm Bureau. Manhattan, KS. 

December 2, 2019
Flex Lease For Crop Producers

K-State agricultural economist Mykel Taylor talks about the "flex lease" approach to renting crop ground, which is drawing more attention from producers...she explains how a flex lease works, saying that it offers an alternate way of distributing crop production risk between tenant and landlord.

November 21, 2019
Flex Leases 101

Presented at Ag Agent Training, Emporia and Scott City, KS. 

November 18, 2019
2018 Farm Bill October 1, 2019
Kansas Land Values

2019 Ag Lender Conference, Garden City and Manhattan, KS. 

October 1, 2019
Frequently Asked Questions: Crop Provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill August 21, 2019
Upcoming Farm Bill Meetings

K-State agricultural economists Robin Reid and Mykel Taylor talk about the series of 2018 Farm Bill meetings that K-State will host for producers over the next two weeks at 10 sites around Kansas...at those meetings, producers will learn about a tool that will help them make the most beneficial decision on ARC and PLC program participation.

August 20, 2019