KSRN Radio Interviews

Title Author Date Downloads
Weekly Grain Market Outlook - Dan O'Brien

Today’s show begins with a grain market update from K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien. Dan kicks off the show with a preview of what the rest of the show will feature – worry over the incoming Kansas wheat crop. He also discuss the slight increases in prices across the markets following some lows from the past several weeks.

March 31, 2023
Agricultural Law Update

K-State and Washburn University School of Law professor, Roger McEowen, starts today’s show with an agricultural law update. Today he discusses examples of cases dealing with railway abandonment and a case of language and mathematics, with how the language used in a 1924 deed almost led to a loss of $44 million in fractional royalty interest.

March 29, 2023
What Producers Should Know About Carbon Credits

We have a conversation on carbon credits with post-doctoral fellow in the Agricultural Economics Department here at K-State, Micah Cameron Harp. He begins with the basics of what a carbon credit is, how they are utilized, and what it looks like to take advantage of the carbon market as an agricultural producer, then shares insight on how credits are generated and the different factors that can impact producer return on investment in these programs.

March 28, 2023
Weekly Cattle Market Report - Glynn Tonsor and LMIC

Oklahoma State University livestock economist Derrell Peel shares insight on the steady markets in the last week, the potential impacts of further rising interest rates, and the latest Cold Storage Report. 

March 27, 2023
Ethanol Outlook for 2023

We discuss ethanol outlooks for 2023 with K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien. Dan emphasizes the importance of a stable U.S. economy and our nation’s ability to travel this summer when it comes to supporting this vital industry in the Midwest.

March 15, 2023
Reflecting on One Year of War in Ukraine

Ukraine native, Antonina Broyaka reflects on the one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, her journey with her children to K-State, and impacts of the war so far, then continues with discussion of the war's impacts by providing insight on the significant role of infrastructure and exports in supporting not only the agricultural industry of the war-torn country, but the entirety of Ukraine itself.

March 14, 2023
Precision Agriculture Adoption

K-State precision agriculture economist, Terry Griffin, joins us for a conversation on the rate at which technology in the world of precision agriculture is being adopted by producers. Terry highlights the more widely used tools and describes the benefits and costs with implementing these types of technologies.

February 24, 2023
Benefits of Participating in Voluntary Water Programs

Bill Golden has done extensive research analyzing the benefits for producers who participate in voluntary programs such as local enhanced management areas (LEMAs) and water conservation areas. This work has allowed producers to increase water use efficiencies and production efficiencies in ways that they never thought possible before.

February 22, 2023
Financial Protection Programs with Fast Approaching Deadline

Robin Reid and Jenny Ifft focus on ARC, PLC and SCO programs and all that these programs offer. With the March 15 deadline fast approaching, Robin shares everything that a producer should consider when deciding to sign up. Jenny highlights high coverage options such as ECO and SCO and shares that these crop insurance options are little more expensive up front, but have larger pay offs in the end.

February 15, 2023
Are We Preparing for a Recession?

Brian Briggeman discusses the history of rapidly raising interest rates to combat inflation, the current labor market, and consumer demand. Then in part two, Brian continues the conversation, but this time focusing on the impact everything we discussed previously will have on agricultural producers. He shares optimism with land values and gives advice on what producers can actually control right now.

January 26, 2023
Potential for Global Demand Destruction

The recently released January World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report was full of global import and export insight. Guy Allen, senior economist with the International Grains Program, explains how China’s decline in population will affect agricultural trade and the significance of ongoing production success in Brazil and Australia.

January 19, 2023
Understanding Kansas Lease Laws

Kansas lease laws are quite unique when it comes to the rules put in place to protect both landowners and leasers alike. To break down everything listeners should know about the sometimes confusing topic, K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid and LaVell Winsor from the Farm Analyst program join us while also previewing their upcoming 4-part workshop for landowners in January and February.

January 4, 2023
2022's Biggest Ag Stories

A very special guest kicks off this program… that’s right, long-time voice of Agriculture Today, Eric Atkinson joins us for a year in review of 2022’s biggest agricultural stories.

December 20, 2022
The Reach of Extension Programming

K-State Research and Extension director, Gregg Hadley, recaps KSRE programming in 2022, including some of the challenges and the record-breaking reach of KSRE programs in the last 12 months.

December 19, 2022
Net Income and Tips for 2023 Finances

Gregg Ibendahl, K-State farm management specialist, shares a look at the 2022 expected net income for producers. He summarizes the economic challenges producers met this year and provides on advice for producers going into 2023.

December 15, 2022
Economic Challenges Facing the Ag Sector

K-State agricultural economics professor, Dr. Vincent Amanor-Boadu, discusses the current economy and steps business owners and leaders in the agricultural industry can take to combat challenges they’re currently facing.

December 13, 2022
An Update on Ukraine

Antonina Broyaka, K-State Extension associate in agricultural economics, provides an update on the Russian invasion in Ukraine. She shares that Russian aggression will continue to have a long-lasting impact on Ukrainian agriculture and global food insecurity as a whole.

December 12, 2022
Cash Rental Rates

K-State economist Gregg Ibendahl covers the key components that go into calculating cash rental rates. He explains why important for producers to consider their revenue and expenses, past and future profits on rented acres and government payments.

December 6, 2022

Recent Videos

Title Author Date Downloads
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - March 24, 2023

March 24, 2023
Kansas Land Values and Rental Rates - Webinar Slides and Recording
Gregg Ibendahl/Dan O'Brien: Cash Rents In Kansas

Allen Featherstone: Farmland Market Update

March 22, 2023
2023 Preharvest "Winning-The-Game" Grain Marketing Webinar - Slides and Recording


March 15, 2023
Ukraine Agriculture in Wartime: March 2023 Update - Webinar Slides and Recording


March 8, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - March 3, 2023

March 3, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - February 24, 2023

February 24, 2023
Managing Risk with ARC, PLC, and SCO in 2023 - Webinar Recording and Slides
Robin Reid: Managing Risk with ARC and PLC
Jenny Ifft: Managing Risk with SCO
February 3, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - February 3, 2023

February 3, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - January 20, 2023

January 20, 2023
Ukraine Agriculture in Wartime 2022-2023; and Fuel and Fertilizer Update - Webinar Slides and Recording
Antonina Broyaka: Ukraine Update AUDIO ONLY
Gregg Ibendahl: Fuel and Fertilizer Update AUDIO ONLY
January 18, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - January 13, 2023

January 13, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - December 9, 2022

December 9, 2022
Ukraine Update and Grain Markets Heading Into 2023 - Webinar Slides and Recording
Antonina Broyaka: Ukraine Update: AUDIO ONLY
Dan O'Brien and Guy Allen: Grain Markets: AUDIO ONLY
December 8, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - November 18, 2022

November 18, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - October 28, 2022

October 28, 2022
Ukraine and Wheat Market Update - Webinar Slides and Recording

October 26, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - October 14, 2022

October 14, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - October 7, 2022

October 7, 2022

Newsletters, Podcasts and Blogs

Title Author Date Downloads
Cattle Chat - Weekly Podcast from K-State Beef Cattle Institute

Recent episodes:

Episode 257: March 31, 2023 - Listener Question, Brian’s Trip, Research Round Up

Episode 256: March 24, 2023 - Pre-Weaning BRD, Managing Bottle Calves, Building Immunity to BRD

March 31, 2023
In the Cattle Markets (LMIC) March 13, 2023
Value of Forage Insurance During Drought

In the K-State Beef Tips newsletter:

November 1, 2022
Side-dress nitrogen applications for corn: Agronomic considerations and a new crop insurance endorsement

In K-State Agronomy e-Update:

February 18, 2022
Deep Dive - Thought Leader

In "Meatingplace" magazine, November 9, 2021. 

November 9, 2021
You may not be as financially efficient in pig production as you once thought

On "SwineIt", November 9, 2021. 

November 9, 2021
Ten Things to Know About Pasture Rangeland and Forage Insurance

Beef Tips Newsletter: 

November 1, 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
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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