Monthly Archives: November 2015

Weekly update from

In case you missed last week’s 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.

Kansas Days Suitable for Fieldwork

20150205_terry_griffin_0005Nov. 10, 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.

Sharing Farm Data- Radio Interview

Shanoyan-8-13-15Nov. 10, 2015

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


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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.