Daniel O'Brien

Grain Markets & Market Structure, Farm Management

Associate Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist
Northwest Research Extension Center

The focus of Dr. O’Brien's extension and applied research efforts have been in the areas of grain and bioenergy market analysis - with emphasis on of wheat, feed grain, oilseed, and ethanol supply-demand and prices. He also has been working in the areas of irrigated and dryland cropping systems and natural resource-related issues in western Kansas. He also works extensively with agricultural audiences on issues such as farmland leasing and crop enterprise profitability. Visit "Focused on Grains Blog" by Dan O'Brien.

Northwest Research Extension Center
105 Experiment Farm Road PO Box 786
Colby , KS  67701-0786
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Documents & Presentations by Daniel O'Brien
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Weekly Grain Market Outook - Dan O'Brien

K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien talks about the relative strength of local wheat price basis in Kansas as the harvest is well underway, and he offers his updated price probability projections for wheat, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

June 15, 2018
2018/2019 Grain Market Outlook

Presented at: KSU SEREC Spring Crops Field Day, Parsons, KS. 

May 22, 2018
Grain Marketing Strategies for 2018 - Examining 2018 Grain Storage and Sales Strategies

Presented at "Grain Marketing Strategies" workshop, Leoti, KS. 

April 9, 2018
Soybean Market Outlook for 2018 - Phillipsburg Soybean School

Presented at Kansas Soybean School, Phillipsburg, KS. 

March 21, 2018
2018-2019 Grain Market Outlook Ag Econ 520

Presented to AGEC 520: Market Fundamentals and Futures/Options Trading, Manhattan, KS. 

March 5, 2018
2018 Corn and Sorghum Market Outlook

Presented at Leoti, KS. 

February 26, 2018
Grain Marketing Strategies for 2018

Presented at Home, KS. 

February 14, 2018
2018 Corn and Soybean Market Outlook and Strategies

Presented at Home, KS. 

February 14, 2018
Cattle Market Situation and Outlook

Presented at Home, KS. 

February 14, 2018
Grain Marketing Strategies for 2018

Presented at Leonardville and Randolph, KS. 

February 8, 2018