Glynn Tonsor

Livestock & Meat Marketing, Price Analysis

Professor & Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

Glynn Tonsor joined the K-State Agricultural Economics faculty as an Assistant Professor in March 2010. Tonsor’s current efforts are primarily devoted to a range of integrated research and extension activities with particular focus on the cattle/beef and swine/pork industries. His broader interests cover aspects throughout the meat supply chain ranging from production level supply issues to end-user consumer demand issues.

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Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Glynn Tonsor
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Farm Bill Program Enrollment Decisions by Kansas Farmers June 22, 2017
Weekly Cattle Market Report - Glynn Tonsor and LMIC

Glynn Tonsor takes a close look at recent trends in beef cutout values, and which cuts are lending to the currently-strong choice-to-select price spread. He also provides his early evaluation of the expected returns to selling spring-born calves this fall, compared to retaining ownership into early 2018.

June 19, 2017
In the Cattle Markets (LMIC) June 19, 2017
Cattle Feeding Returns June 16, 2017
Cattle Feeding Returns May 15, 2017
Beef-Cattle Industry Outlook

Presented at KSU Southeast Agricultural Research Center Beef Cattle and Forage Crops Field Day. Mound Valley, KS. 

May 2, 2017
Consumers and Animal Health

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor talks about consumer perceptions of meat animal health management, which was the theme of a webinar he presented earlier this week...he references a new study of the livestock production practices and product traits that consumers prioritize when they make meat purchase decisions, saying that the production sector must be willing to adjust to the signals consumers are sending.

April 26, 2017
K-State Feeder Cattle Risk Management Tool

An Excel spreadsheet for evaluating feeder cattle risk management strategies

April 25, 2017
Consumer Perceptions of Animal Health

Presented at University of Missouri-Columbia: Guest Lecture Webinar. 

April 24, 2017
Beef-Cattle Industry Outlook

Presented at K-State Agricultural Research Center Roundup. Hays, KS.

April 20, 2017