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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Farm Bill Program Enrollment Decisions by Kansas Farmers June 22, 2017
Land Value Numbers

K-State farm management economist Mykel Taylor returns to share the actual trends depicted in K-State's new 2016 County-level Values for Cropland and Pasture report...the numbers confirm that agricultural land values are declining, and she talks about what is at the root of that falloff.

May 4, 2017
2016 Kansas County-Level Land Values

Dr. Mykel Taylor has released her county-level estimates for Kansas land values for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland, and pasture. Slides from the webinar presentation are also included. 

April 26, 2017
2016 Kansas Farm and Ranch Land Values Webinar: Recording

Dr. Mykel Taylor discusses the factors that have led to a downturn in land values and how sustained negative profitability in the ag sector will affect land values going forward.

April 26, 2017
Land Values Seminar

K-State farm management economist Mykel Taylor discusses the current trends in farm and ranch land values in Kansas, as recently updated by K-State ...those will be the topic of a special webinar taking place next week for anyone who would like to take part and ask questions about the land market outlook.

April 19, 2017
Finding Ways to Save on Production Costs by Analyzing Enterprise Budgets March 30, 2017
Top 10 Considerations for Navigating a Struggling Farm Economy March 30, 2017
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