KSRN Radio Interviews

Title Author Date Downloads
Farm Bill During the Great Depression

Jenny Ifft, K-State policy specialist, provides information about the farm bill during the Great Depression. Throughout that time period the role of the government shifted.

June 13, 2023
Black Sea Region Update

Antonina Broyaka provides an update on the Black Sea region. A recent Russian attack has created more difficulties for Ukraine.

June 9, 2023
Before the First Farm Bill

Jenny Ifft, K-State policy specialist, starts today’s show with her first Farm Bill segment discussing what the Farm Bill is and life and agriculture before it. 

June 6, 2023
Kansas Land Values

K-State agricultural economist, Robin Reid, discusses the new Kansas Agricultural Land Values and Trends. She says that this report provides a lot of data to people interested in Kansas agricultural land. 

May 31, 2023
Adopting Technology in Agriculture

Today’s show begins with Tomas Nilsson, faculty member at Olds College of Agriculture and Technology, and Terry Griffin, K-State cropping systems economist. The pair discusses challenges technology faces when trying to be adopted by producers in agriculture, and discuss what Tomas has found from his research in Canada about technology adoption in agriculture. Terry provides insight on Canada’s similarities to Kansas.

May 25, 2023
KFMA Net Farm Income Summary

The show begins with Kansas Farm Management Association Executive Director, Mark Dikeman giving an overview of the 2022 KFMA Executive Summary. KFMA economists Glenn Conover, Trenton Hargrave, Lucas Sudbeck, Dillon Rapp, Clay Simons and Lindsay Bryant continue as they discuss how 2022 fared for producers in their association.

Link to KFMA's 2022 Executive Summary

May 23, 2023
Highlights from USDA’s Latest WASDE Report

Guy Allen, senior economist with the International Grain Program at K-State, highlights portions of the recent WASDE (World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates) report from USDA.

May 16, 2023
Allen Featherstone Named a Distinguished Professor

Allen Featherstone, K-State agricultural economics professor and department head, discusses being named a distinguished professor at K-State. He mentions important mentors and explains significant moments in his career.

May 8, 2023
Update on Ukraine's Agricultural Conditions

Antonina Broyaka has an update on the Black Sea region, focusing on the ongoing impacts of Russia’s war against Ukraine and shares information on the current condition of agricultural land and the ever-evolving trade dynamics at hand that highly impact Ukraine’s economy.

April 28, 2023
Understanding the Farm Bill

We continue today’s show with K-State policy specialist Jenny Ifft as she provides a brief overview of the Farm Bill and discusses the upcoming K-State Farm Bill panel taking place at the Stanley Stout Center on May 2nd from 1:30 to 2:45 pm.

April 27, 2023
Foreign Land Ownership

Today’s show begins with insight on foreign ownership of U.S. land with K-State Agricultural Economics department head, Allen Featherstone. Allen breaks down some of the concerns when it comes to foreign ownership of agricultural land, how this information is tracked, and some surprising data for Kansas.

April 18, 2023
Current Kansas Land Values and Ownership

We start today’s show with a segment on Kansas land values and ownership with K-State agricultural economist, Robin Reid. Robin shares an overview of current land values and compares the current highs to those we have seen in the past. She also shares insight on which of our neighboring states have residents that own the most Kansas land. 

April 6, 2023
The Future of Carbon Markets

We begin today’s show by continuing our conversation from last week on carbon credits with K-State post-doctoral fellow, Micah Cameron Harp, and K-State professor of Agricultural Economics, Nathan Hendricks. This week they discuss the policy surrounding carbon markets and where they see markets like this going in the future.

April 4, 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
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

Recent Videos

Title Author Date Downloads
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
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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
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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
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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

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Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - September 30, 2022

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