Monthly Archives: September 2015

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.