Monte Vandeveer

Farm Management, Production Economics

Southwest Area Extension Economist
Kansas State University

Monte Vandeveer joined the KSU Extension Farm Management team in February 2016 as the Southwest Area extension agricultural economist, based in Garden City.  He grew up on a farm in south‐central Kansas with wheat and cow-calf enterprises.  He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in agricultural economics from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. in ag economics from Purdue University.

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KSU Southwest Research and Extension Center
4500 E. Mary St.
Garden City , KS  67846
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Documents & Presentations by Monte Vandeveer
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Special USDA Announcement

K-State agricultural economist Monte Vandeveer looks at the new allowances for crop producers who want to plant cover crops on prevented planted acres, as announced yesterday by the USDA...and he has the latest on the Market Facilitation Program payments relating to prevented planting.

June 21, 2019
Financial Options for Corn Producers

Monte Vandeveer shares his new analysis of the options afforded corn producers under the crop insurance prevented planting provisions, with his projected trade aid payment levels tied in. He has projected the economic returns of different scenarios, figuring in likely corn price trends in the advent of a short U.S. corn crop. He also talks about a new K-State spreadsheet tool that producers can use to calculate the best option for their situation.

June 6, 2019
KSU-Prevented Planting on Corn

Monte Vandeveer provides a spreadsheet tool to help producers evaluate the options they have once they hit the final planting date for corn and what might be most economical given projected harvest prices.

June 3, 2019
Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance Program and Whole Farm Revenue Protection

K-State agricultural economist Monte Vandeveer talks about how the Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance Program works, with the enrollment deadline for the 2019 growing season coming up soon. He explains how pasture and forage losses are calculated, based on grid rainfall data, and points to an on-line Risk Management Agency tool that helps a producer calculate the potential coverage payout. Also, K-State Research and Extension risk management specialist Art Barnaby discusses the Whole Farm Revenue Protection program, which just might help row crop producers confronted with difficulties at harvest time.

October 31, 2018
Protecting Your Forage Supply: Pasture, Rangeland and Forage (PRF) Insurance

Dr. Monte Vandeveer provides information on the Pasture, Rangeland and Forage (PRF) Insurance. 

 

October 24, 2018
Economics of Alternative Tillage Systems in Dryland Crop Rotations

Presented at Ag Lenders Conference, Garden City, KS. 

October 1, 2018
Methods of Valuing Corn or Grain Sorghum Silage

A spreadsheet tool designed to look at silage pricing methods from both the owner and buyer perspectives.

August 2, 2018
Livestock Forage Disaster Program

K-State agricultural economist Monte Vandeveer goes over the eligibility requirements and the payment structure of the USDA's Livestock Forage Disaster Program, as a large part of Kansas either currently qualifies or is on the path toward qualifying in the coming weeks...he explains how this assistance is linked to the severity and duration of drought, as indicated by the official drought monitor.

May 17, 2018
Forage Options For Drought-Stressed Wheat

This article is part of the K-State Agronomy eUpdate. The link to the entire update: https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_issue.throck?eu_id=281.

May 14, 2018
Pasture Insurance

Monte Vandeveer talks about how the USDA Risk Management Agency's Pasture, Rangeland and Forage insurance program works, with the deadline for 2018 participation coming up soon. He shares his analysis of the likely benefits Kansas producers can expect from this coverage. 

October 16, 2017