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.



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.


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.


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.


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