Mykel Taylor

Farm Management, Marketing

Associate Professor, Farm Management Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

Mykel Taylor joined the faculty in 2011 as assistant professor of agricultural economics with a major appointment in extension. Her areas of focus include agricultural leases and land values, grain marketing, farm policy, and many other areas of farm management. Dr. Taylor is a popular speaker at many of the department's extension programs for her expertise and dynamic personality.

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Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Mykel Taylor
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Cropland Rental Rates

Mykel Taylor discusses the latest K-State projections, noting that  affordable rental rates for growers are considerably lower than they were last year.

March 17, 2017
2017 Kansas County-Level Cash Rents for Irrigated Cropland March 15, 2017
2017 Kansas County-Level Cash Rents for Non-Irrigated Cropland March 10, 2017
Weed Control Costs

Mykel Taylor promotes timely herbicide application.

March 2, 2017
Online Tool For Pasture Rental Rates

Mykel Taylor and Robin Reid explain how cow-calf and stocker cattle producers and landowners can enter information specific to their herd production and grazing conditions to arrive at a rate that's fair and equitable.

January 10, 2017
Kansas Farm Economy Update

Presented at Pottawatomie County "Pie and Coffee" Meeting, Westmoreland, KS. 

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January 10, 2017
Pasture Rental Rate Decision Tool

An Excel spreadsheet for establishing a pasture rental rate based on budgeted income and party contributions.

December 27, 2016
Navigating a Struggling Farm Economy

Allen Featherstone and Mykel Taylor preview their upcoming workshops, and they offer financial and management tips to producers.

November 30, 2016
Winter Grazing Opportunities

From the recent K-State Ranching Summit, Dustin Pendell and Mykel Taylor promote the idea of cow-calf operators and crop producers partnering on herd grazing arrangements using crop residue, cover crops or winter wheat pasture, for mutual economic benefit, going over cost-to-return budgets.

October 13, 2016
Costs of Grazing Alternatives

K-State Ranching Summit, Manhattan, KS. 

October 7, 2016