Weekly AgManager.info Update

In case you missed last week’s AgManager.info update, here are some of the highlights!

Dan PortraitGrain Outlook Radio Program

Dec. 11, 2015

Dan O’Brien comments on this week’s USDA grain supply-and-demand report, and the short-duration marketing opportunities.

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Christine WilsonAg Lenders Survey  –  Radio Interview

Dec. 10, 2015

Christine Wilson goes over the main findings of the Ag Lenders Survey to see where agricultural financing is headed in 2016.

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Llewelyn-PortraitUpcoming Workshops  –  Radio Interview

Dec. 9, 2015

Rich Llewelyn talks about using Excel for managing farm operations, plus previews the Excel, Risk-Assessed Marketing, and Lease Workshops and Ag Profitability Conferences.

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Kevin HerbelEnd-of-Year Management –  Radio Interview

Dec. 8, 2015

The KMFA administrator, Kevin Herbel, offers management strategies and tips for Ag producers on weathering low prices, debt, and year-end taxes.

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FEATURED CONTRIBUTOR

Barnaby-1-5-15Art Barnaby provides educational programs on crop insurance, government commodity programs, and risk throughout Kansas. His work emphasizes the development of alternative public policies for crop disaster protection. For example, he developed the Crop Revenue Coverage, which is a nationally-available insurance contract for farmers. CRC currently provides more than $10 billion of coverage for America’s farmers. Other research explores the impact of government commodity programs.

Weekly update from AgManager.info

In case you missed last week’s AgManager.info update, here are some of the highlights!

Financial State of Kansas Agriculture- Radio Interview

Allen Featherstone July 2014Nov. 25, 2015

 Allen Featherstone compares current conditions to those of the ’70s and ’80s, including farm debt levels, farm loan performance, cost of borrowing, farm debt-to-asset ratio, impact of crop insurance and farm program payments, and the trend in land values.

http://www.agmanager.info/news

Renegotiating Cropland Leases- Radio Mykel TaylorInterview

Nov. 24, 2015

Mykel Taylor offers advice on re-setting lease rates in the setting of lower commodity prices.

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MYA Price Estimates Updated for ARC and PLC Commodity Programs

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Art Barnaby provides the MYA price estimates, updated for 2015-2016 wheat, corn, sorghum, and soybeans.

www.AgManager.info/crops/insurance/risk_mgt/default.asp

Featured Contributor

 

20150205_terry_griffin_0005Terry Griffin is the cropping systems economist specializing in big data and precision agriculture. Current projects include farm management decision making under weather uncertainty, profitable irrigation, and farmland values. He earned his bachelor’s degree in agronomy and master’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Arkansas and his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics with emphases in spatial technologies and farm management from Purdue University. He developed methods to analyze site-specific yield monitor data from field-scale experiments using spatial statistical techniques. Terry is a charter member of the International Society of Precision Agriculture. He recently received the 2014 Pierre C. Robert International Precision Agriculture Young Scientist Award for his work in data utilization. He has also received the 2012 Conservation Systems Precision Ag Researcher of the Year and the 2010 PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence for Research.

Weekly update from AgManager.info

In case you missed last week’s AgManager.info update, here are some of the highlights!

KSU-Bull vs. Al Breeding Costs- Spreadsheet Tool

Dustin PendellNov. 2015

Dustin Pendell and Sandy Johnson update a spreadsheet tool originally developed by Kevin Dhuyvetter which can be used to compare the costs of buying a bull versus using artificial insemination.

http://www.agmanager.info/livestock/budgets/production/default.asp

Kansas Days Suitable for Fieldwork

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Terry Griffin and Emily Carls provide updated field workdays in Kansas, both for the entire state as well as by Crop Reporting District to help farmers plan for critical machinery bottleneck periods.

www.AgManager.info/farmmgt/machinery/FWD.asp

Sharing Farm Data- Radio Interview

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Alex Shanoyan talks about his new study of farmer attitudes about operations data.

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Featured Contributor

BrianBriggeman

Brian C. Briggeman joined the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University in July 2011 as an Associate Professor and Director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center. His research interests include agricultural finance, agribusiness and cooperative management and macroeconomic implications for U.S. agriculture. Prior to joining Kansas State University, Brian was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from Kansas State University, an M.S. degree in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University. He is originally from Iuka, Kansas where his parents own and operate the family farm.

Weekly update from AgManager.info

In case you missed last week’s AgManager.info update, here are some of the highlights!

 

Grain Outlook Radio Program

Dan PortraitOct. 23, 2015

Dan O’Brien provides analysis and projections for the grain market.

 

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Kansas Days Suitable for Fieldwork20150205_terry_griffin_0005

Oct. 20, 2015

Terry Griffin and Emily Carls provide updated field workdays in Kansas, both for the entire state as well as by Crop Reporting District to help farmers plan for critical machinery bottleneck periods.

www.AgManager.info/farmmgt/machinery/FWD.asp

In the Cattle Markets

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“Beef Demand: Q3 Update and Broader Understanding”, by Glynn Tonsor, Kansas State University.

www.AgManager.info/livestock/marketing/outlook/newsletters

Featured ContributorMykel Taylor

Mykel Taylor is an Extension Economist focused in the areas of crop marketing and food safety and labeling. She grew up on a cattle ranch in Montana and attended Montana State University majoring in Agribusiness Management. Her PhD in Economics is from North Carolina State University. Mykel has worked in extension positions at both Kansas State University and Washington State University. Some of her current research areas include measuring basis risk for cross-hedged commodities, implications of country of origin labeling on meat demand, and direct marketing strategies for urban crop and livestock farmers.

Weekly update from AgManager.info

In case you missed last week’s AgManager.info update, here are some of the highlights!

National Co-op Month Radio Interview

BrianBriggemanOct. 7, 2015

Brian Briggeman and Leslie Kaufman look to the future of the cooperative business model in Kansas as part of national cooperative month.

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Farm Profitability Radio Interview

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Terry Griffin and Gregg Ibendahl analyze the farm profitability numbers over time, with important observations for producers.

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Connecting Livestock Producers with Recent Economic Research (CLPER)

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Glynn Tonsor provides a newsletter with recent research articles useful for livestock industry decision makers: 1. Understanding Feeder Cattle Price Premiums; 2. Impact of Extreme Weather on Feedlot Profits; 3. Economics of Alternative FMD Outbreak Response Strategies.

www.AgManager.info/livestock/marketing/clper/default.asp

Featured ContributorDan Portrait

Dan O’Brien’s interests in applied research and extension educational have been in the areas of grain markets and market structure, the profitability of alternative irrigated and dryland cropping systems and other relevant farm management topics. He is currently focusing on issues pertaining to the structure and competitiveness of local grain markets, grain transportation, bio-energy development, the economics of irrigated and dryland crop production systems, and other farm management issues of importance of Kansas farmers and agribusiness.

MAB Risky Business seminar this week!

Don’t miss out! Join us for the Master’s of Agribusiness Risky Business: Managing Agribusiness Risk Proessional Development Seminar Sept. 17 through 19.

Come network with influential alumni and business personnel around the country. Speakers inlcude K-State professors. alumni and big name businesses like Cargill and Koch Industries.

For more information and a schedule of the event check out the MAB events page.

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Weekly update from AgManager.info

In case you missed last week’s AgManager.info update, here are some of the highlights!

2014 Kansas ARC-CO Estimated Payments- Interactive Map and DataRobin Reid 2014

Sept. 2, 2015

Robin Reid and Art Barnaby provide estimates of 2014 ARC-CO payments for Kansas, in an interactive map format, with the ability to download the data if desired. These estimates are based current MYA prices, which are subject to change.

http://www.agmanager.info/policy/commodity/2012/Payment.asp

Art Barnaby

FSA Will Make Sequestered Cuts to Program Payments

Sept. 3, 2015

Art Barnaby has learned that program payment will be cut due to sequestration. All of the payments will suffer a sequestered cut of 7.3% for 2014/15 and 2015/16 payments.  The sequestered cut for 2016/17 is 6.8%.

http://www.agmanager.info/news/

Gregg Hadley

Dairy Margin Protection Program 2016 Election Decisions: Webinar Recording/Slides

Sept. 3, 2015

The recording of the September 3 webinar by Gregg Hadley and Marin Bozic on the Dairy MPP program is available here.

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Featured Contributor

Greg Ibendahl joined the faculty in fall 2012 as an associate professor of agricultural economics with a major appointment in extension. Prior to joining the K-State faculty, he served as an associate extension professor at Mississippi State University. His specialty areas are farm management and agricultural finance.  Ibendahl earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in agricultural economics. He also has an MBA from Northern Illinois University. His undergraduate degree is from Southern Illinois University, where he majored in agricultural mechanization and earned a minor in computer science.

Getting to know the faculty of agricultural economics

The following is a video series to help you get to know the faculty of the K-State Department of Agricultural Economics. In this edition, we will hear from Glynn Tonsor.  For more information about Tonsor, please visit their directory pages. We hope you enjoy getting to know the faculty of our department and we hope to be working with you soon!

For information about our other faculty members, click here.

Weekly update from AgManager.info

In case you missed last week’s AgManager.info update, here are some of the highlights!Schroeder-7-22-15

Beef Demand Prioritization

Aug. 28, 2015

Glynn Tonsor and Ted Schroeder discuss the critical role that beef demand will play in cattle and beef prices as the industry increasing the beef herd, leading to larger beef supplies.

http://www.agmanager.info/livestock/marketing/Beef%20Demand/default.asp

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Livestock Outlook Radio Program

Glynn Tonsor offers his latest analysis of the cattle markets, coming off a notably bearish week:  he talks about the general concerns on the global economic scene, and how those are reflecting on the cattle trades, and takes a look at the USDA’s cattle-on-feed and cold storage reports which were released last week.

http://www.agmanager.info/livestock/marketing/outlook/newsletters/20150205_terry_griffin_0005

Kansas Days Suitable for Fieldwork

Aug. 25, 2015

Terry Griffin and Emily Carls provide updated field workdays in Kansas, both for the entire state as well as by Crop Reporting District to help farmers plan for critical machinery bottleneck periods.

http://www.agmanager.info/farmmgt/machinery/FWD.asp

Featured ContributorBrianBriggeman

Brian C. Briggeman joined the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University in July 2011 as an Associate Professor and Director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center. His research interests include agricultural finance, agribusiness and cooperative management and macroeconomic implications for U.S. agriculture. Prior to joining Kansas State University, Brian was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from Kansas State University, an M.S. degree in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University. He is originally from Iuka, Kansas where his parents own and operate the family farm.

Getting to know the faculty of agricultural economics

The following is a video series to help you get to know the faculty of the K-State Department of Agricultural Economics. In this edition, we will hear from Gregg Hadley.  For more information about Gregg, please visit their directory pages. We hope you enjoy getting to know the faculty of our department and we hope to be working with you soon!

For information about our other faculty members, click here.

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