Glynn Tonsor

Livestock & Meat Marketing, Price Analysis

Professor & Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

Glynn Tonsor joined the K-State Agricultural Economics faculty as an Assistant Professor in March 2010. Tonsor’s current efforts are primarily devoted to a range of integrated research and extension activities with particular focus on the cattle/beef and swine/pork industries. His broader interests cover aspects throughout the meat supply chain ranging from production level supply issues to end-user consumer demand issues.

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Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Glynn Tonsor
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Beef Market Effects from August Plant Fire

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor returns to comment on the cattle and beef market behavior immediately following the Tyson beef plant fire in August. He has reviewed all the market-driving factors involved in the immediate drop in fed cattle prices, while at the same time, boxed beef prices rose significantly, saying that those shouldn't be ignored as that situation is further investigated.

October 4, 2019
Beef and Pork Demand

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor talks about his new economic analysis of how beef and pork demand have changed in the aftermath of mandatory county-of-origin labeling being rescinded three years ago...this is a follow-up to previous K-State research indicating that M-COOL did not boost demand for domestic beef and pork.

October 3, 2019
Beef Cattle Market Outlook

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

October 1, 2019
Overview of MCOOL Impact on KSU Domestic Beef and Pork Demand Indices September 30, 2019
Beef Cattle Market Outlook

Presented at: Stockmanship-Stewardship, 2019 Regional Tour. Manhattan, KS.

September 21, 2019
Beef Cattle Market Outlook

Presented at Beef Stocker Field Day, Manhattan, KS. 

September 19, 2019
Cattle Feeding Returns-September 2019 September 16, 2019
Cattle Feeding Returns-August 2019 August 16, 2019
Economics and Cattle Traceability

Glynn Tonsor and James Mitchell talk about their research on cattle producers' and buyers' willingness to adopt cattle traceability:  they sought out the economic factors that most greatly influence that decision, for consideration as traceability policy is developed...this work will be presented at the K-State Risk and Profit Conference on the campus next week.

August 15, 2019
Beef Industry Outlook August 1, 2019