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Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - July 9, 2021

July 9, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - July 2, 2021

July 2, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - June 25, 2021

June 25, 2021
Global Cost Assessment of GNSS Outage to Agricultural Productivity

Presented to "Space Environment Engineering and Science Applications Workshop" - Ionospheric Impacts: Precision Agriculture

Terry Griffin's presentation begins at 1:43:50. 

June 15, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 28, 2021

May 28, 2021
KFMA 2020 Summary Farm Income Results and Projections for 2021 Net Farm Income in Kansas - Webinar
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May 26, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021
Property Valuation of Ag Land in Kansas - Webinar
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May 19, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021
Kansas Farm Land Values Webinar
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May 12, 2021
US and International Grain Market Outlook and Strategies for 2021 - Webinar
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May 10, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021
Agriculture Today - Soybean and Wheat Markets - April 30, 2021

April 30, 2021
Agriculture Today - Feedgrain Markets - April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - April 23, 2021

April 23, 2021
USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers
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March 31, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - March 26, 2021

March 26, 2021

KSRN Radio Interviews

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Weekly Grain Market Outlook - Dan O'Brien

K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien covers the latest grain market developments, and he refers to a new index that the CME maintains that tracks the level of price volatility in the wheat, corn and soybean markets, and compares that to historical trends...he also offers his latest thoughts on the markets' responses to weather developments.

July 23, 2021
“Right-to-Repair” Initiative

K-State precision agriculture economist Terry Griffin discusses the ongoing issue of high-tech farm machinery repair, and farmer access to on-board machinery diagnostic information. This has been wrapped into a new administrative "right-to-repair" initiative, which he says has several perspectives to consider.

July 21, 2021
Agricultural Law Update

From the Washburn University School of Law, agricultural law and taxation professor Roger McEowen tackles two topics: the liabilities when a rural mailbox is damaged by passing farm equipment, and the farm tax status of hoop buildings, whether they qualify for certain exemptions.

July 21, 2021
Risk and Profit Conference

K-State agricultural economist Rich Llewelyn has the details on the 2021 K-State Risk and Profit Conference, set for mid-August on the campus. He talks about the numerous contemporary topics that will be covered there, for the benefit of producers and others who attend. 

July 19, 2021
Weekly Cattle Market Report - Glynn Tonsor and LMIC

The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, is featured on this week's cattle market segment:  she offers her preview of the USDA's cattle inventory report due out this Friday, and she talks about the support that the cattle markets are currently getting from the good demand for by-products

July 19, 2021
USDA Grain Numbers

The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, reviews the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report released yesterday, and what it says about international grain trade prospects...he says the numbers on world wheat production and available stocks are the headliner of this report.

July 13, 2021
Updated Estimates on ARC-County Crop Program

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid announces that K-State's county-level estimates on ARC-county crop program payments for 2020 production have just been updated...she'll tell how to access those via an interactive map found at the AgManager.info web site.

July 7, 2021
Financial Benchmarking Tool

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about using financial ratios for benchmarking the economic performance of one's farm or ranch operation...she has just updated K-State's benchmarking tool that allows producers to compare their financial status to that of peers around the state, using the very latest Kansas Farm Management Association data.

June 24, 2021
Forage Insurance Options

K-State beef systems specialist Jaymelynn Farney and K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft discuss the various options for livestock producers to insure their forage resources through the USDA's Risk Management Agency...and what producers need to do to take advantage of those in the case of adverse weather conditions.

Related podcast from Dr. J's Beef: https://drjsbeef.libsyn.com/forage-risk-management-programs or https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/drjsbeef/Episode_4_prf.mp3.

June 16, 2021
World Grain Supply

The senior economist with the I-G-P Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his analysis of the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report released last week:  he comments on the escalating use of wheat as a feedgrain in other parts of the world...on the short second crop of corn coming out of South America...and on the ongoing demand for soybeans in China.

June 14, 2021
Kansas Farm Income Data

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl shares his latest analysis of Kansas Farm Management Association farm income data, this time focusing on impact of non-farm income on the financial state of family farms...he then breaks that down even further, looking at the financial latitude that non-farm wages create for farm families.

June 11, 2021
Crop Insurance Update

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid goes over the details of two items of importance to producers relating to crop insurance: the just-announced opportunity for producers who grew a cover crop over the past few months to earn a premium benefit on their spring-planted crop insurance...and particulars on crop insurance prevented planting provisions, with key dates coming up for corn coverage.

June 4, 2021
Projected Net Farm Income

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl shares his updated projection on 2021 net farm income in Kansas, as well as his new forecast on 2022 farm income, based on Kansas Farm Management Association data...he talks about the variables which he thinks will lead to a significant jump in income this year, and a dramatic decline next year.

June 3, 2021
Farm and Ranch Energy Development

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft shares findings from her new study of energy development on farms and ranches, including wind turbines and other renewable energy sources...and if the presence of those sources influences farm financial management and economic decisions...she arrived at some unexpected results.

June 2, 2021
JBS Cyberattack Consequences

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor offers his observations on the shutdown of several large beef packing plants yesterday because of a cyberattack on a major meatpacking firm...he talks about the market reaction to the news, and how the cattle industry is learning to cope with such disruptions.

June 2, 2021
Ag Property Valuation

K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone discusses the process of determining agricultural property valuation for property tax purposes in Kansas, and how landowner net income is factored into that calculation...he presented a webinar on the topic last week, and offers his expectation for agricultural property values coming out of 2021.

May 26, 2021
Kansas Land Values in 2020

K-State farm economist Robin Reid talks about the 2020 Kansas Land Values Book, how buyers and sellers can use it and where land values are headed in 2021, for Inside Ag From Kansas Farm Bureau

May 25, 2021
Family Living Expenses for Kansas Farmers

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl talks about new numbers from the Kansas Farm Management Association on family living expenses for Kansas farms and ranches in 2020...how they compare to those of recent years, and how the expenses break down by category.

May 25, 2021

Newsletters, Podcasts and Blogs

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Cattle Chat - Weekly Podcast from K-State Beef Cattle Institute

Recent episodes:

Episode 169: July 23, 2021 - Culling cows, biosecurity, Research Roundup, sustainability, over the counter antibiotics

Episode 168: July 16, 2021 - Fencing, fair season warts and ringworm, summer pneumonia, net wrap

July 23, 2021
The Right to Repair Broken Tech is Key to Farmers

MarketPlace Podcast: "Fixing farm equipment is no small feat, especially when the latest generation of tractors and other heavy machinery can cost a million dollars."

July 19, 2021
In the Cattle Markets (LMIC) July 19, 2021
Farm Data Economics Podcast

Future of Agriculture Podcast Episode

February 3, 2021
Vincent Amanor-Boadu -- Food, Energy, Water, Chemistry

Dig Deep Podcast, by KSRE: Profiles of K-State Research and Extension Scientists

December 5, 2020
Leveraging Yield Data-Podcast

University of Nebraska-Lincoln FarmBits podcast.

November 5, 2020
Glynn Tonsor - The Meat of the Matter

Dig Deep Podcast, by KSRE: Profiles of K-State Research and Extension Scientists

August 21, 2020
Terry Griffin - Big Data

Dig Deep Podcast, by KSRE: Profiles of K-State Research and Extension Scientists

May 30, 2020
Focused on the Grains Blog

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