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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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
Non-CRP Options

Mykel Taylor discusses economic considerations on using that acreage for either cropping or grazing.

September 1, 2016
Top 10 Considerations to Navigate a Struggling Farm Economy August 19, 2016
The Farm Financial Situation August 18, 2016
Should We Return to Diversified Crop-Livestock Operations?

Presented at 2016 Risk and Profit Conference, Manhattan, KS.

August 17, 2016
Better Predictions of Land Values Using Machine Learning August 10, 2016
KSU-Cover Crop Cost-Return Budget

An Excel spreadsheet to analyze the economics of planting a cover crop based on short-term benefits

August 10, 2016
Cropland Rental Rates

Mykel Taylor talks about adjusting cropland rental rates amidst the ongoing slump in grain prices, and about expectations for Kansas farmland values moving ahead.

August 3, 2016
KSU-Lease

An Excel spreadsheet to determine equitable crop share and cash lease rental arrangements

July 8, 2016