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Ukraine and Black Sea Region Update

Antonina Broyaka, K-State associate in the department of agricultural economics, provides an update on Ukraine and the Black Sea Region. She discusses what is currently being worked on and an outlook for the next marketing year.

December 8, 2023
Ag Labor Shortage Impacts

Jenny Ifft and Parker Vulgamore from K-State and Tori Laird with the Kansas Department of Agriculture continue the show discussing their recent study on how agricultural labor shortages impact the Kansas economy.

November 28, 2023
Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance

 K-State agriculture policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, provides reminders about Pasture, Rangeland and Forage insurance.

November 9, 2023
Tax Planning and Strategies

Kansas Farm Management Association economists, Chelsea Plummer and Tressie Mitzner, discuss end of year tax considerations. Robin Reid, K-State agricultural economist, also joins the conversation with details for a tax strategy educational series that is upcoming.

November 7, 2023
Climate Smart Farm

K-State precision agricultural economist, Terry Griffin, and University of Georgia engineer, Glen Rains, discuss the research they will be doing with their climate-smart 4-D Farm.

October 26, 2023
Crop Insurance

K-State Flinchbaugh agricultural policy chair Jenny Ifft discusses how the crops are faring this year and how that could impact crop insurance. There are crop insurance workshops happening this week for people to learn more information. 

October 17, 2023
Resources for Kansas Farmers

Ashlee Westerhold, director of the Office of Farm and Ranch Transition at K-State, reviews how farms have changed in Kansas and how her office can help with the transition process.

October 12, 2023
Cash Rent in Kansas

K-State Extension farm management specialist, Gregg Ibendahl, reviews his recent work on researching cash rent prices in Kansas.

October 10, 2023
Fall 2023 Income Outlook

K-State’s Jenny Ifft and Joe Parcell discuss the income outlook for Kansas agriculture. They say income is similar to last year, but operation’s income is probably not the same.

October 9, 2023
What Cooperatives Do

Brian Briggeman, director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center at K-State, discusses the health of cooperatives and what they do for their community as October is Cooperative month.

October 5, 2023
Space Weather

K-State precision agriculture economist, Terry Griffin, and principal scientist at the Aerospace Corporation, Dr. Rebecca Bishop, discuss how space weather could impact agriculture, as well as resources where people can keep up to date about what is happening.

September 28, 2023
Net Farm Income Projections

K-State Extension farm management specialist Gregg Ibendahl discusses his net farm income projections for 2023 and 2024.

September 25, 2023
Update on Ukraine

K-State extension associate in the department of agricultural economics, Antonina Broyaka, has a Ukraine update. The country is still experiencing unfavorable conditions because of Russia. 

September 21, 2023
K-State Landowner Conference

K-State’s Robin Reid and Ashlee Westerhold from the agricultural economics department preview the first-ever Landowner Conference, to be held in Manhattan on November 10.

September 18, 2023
Grid Pricing Trends

K-State livestock economist Ted Schroeder and his graduate student Katy Doumit start the show discussing their recent research on trends for beef premiums and discounts. 

September 14, 2023
Crop Insurance

K-State agriculture policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, gives a heads-up on crop insurance, with many things producers should look into before deciding on a policy.

September 5, 2023
Barry Flinchbaugh Center for Ag Policy

Flinchbaugh agriculture policy chair Jenny Ifft begins today’s show discussing the legacy of Barry Flinchbaugh and how the new center and her position will interact.

August 29, 2023
Farm Bill History and Policy - A Series By Jenny Ifft

Jenny Ifft discusses the history of the farm bill and its various components over several weeks for "Agriculture Today, with Shelby Varner on the K-State Radio Network, in June, July and August of 2023. The entire series and each separate interview are below:

Entire series (1-9)

Individual segments: 

1 - Before the First Farm Bill - June 6, 2023

2 - The Farm Bill During the Great Depression - June 13, 2023

3 - The Farm Bill During the Eisenhower Administration - June 20, 2023

4 - The Farm Bill in the 1960s and 1970s - June 27, 2023

5 - The Farm Financial Crisis - July 5, 2023

6 - The Farm BIll and Ag Policy in the 1990s - July 18, 2023

7 - Farm Policy in the 2000s - July 11, 2023

8 - Farm Bill Conservation Programs - July 25, 2023

9 - The Farm Bill and Commodity Credit Corporation - August 8, 2023 (with Roger McEowen)

August 25, 2023

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