Former faculty highlights his farming and economic strategies at Risk and Profit conference

August 28, 2013 – Terry Kastens, professor emeritus and farmer in Atwood, Kan., was the featured producer at the 2013 Risk and Profit Conference held August 21 and 22. Kastens was introduced via the following video before he had a candid and open discussion with the audience Wednesday evening.

In this video, Kastens discusses his farming background, current crop production practices, transitioning out of beef production, noticeable differences in production after switching to crop production only, his Ph.D. experience, staying competitive in today’s market, optimizing production, adopting new technology, and his on-site grain storage and management systems.

For more information about this conference and next year’s schedule, visit


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