2011 Risk and Profit Conference Presentations

August 18-19, 2011 Manhattan, KS



General Sessions

Breakout Sessions

Title Author Downloads
1. Making Crop Insurance Volatility Work for You
2. Pre-Harvest Hedging Strategies for Volatile Times
3. 2011-2012 Grain Market Outlook and Basis Issues: A Deeper Look
4. Basics of Futures and Options: Part 1
5. Basics of Futures and Options: Part 2
6. Are We Rational When It Comes to Land Prices?
7. Tax-free Section 1031 Land Exchanges
8. Machinery Costs Forecasting Custom Rates and More
9. Agricultural Productivity at the National, State, and Farm Level
10. What Do We Do with Direct Payments?
11. Macroeconomics and the Business of Farming
12. Expectations for Inflation and Interest Rates
13. Drivers of Fed Cattle Basis and Implications for Feedlot Operators
14. International Benchmarking of Beef Production
15. The 2010 Centennial Census
16. Comparison of 1970s Farms With Now
17. Biofuels Contracting for Cellulosic Feedstocks
18. Cropping Decisions, Risk Management Practices, and Willingness to Supply Biomass
19. Agritourism Venturing: Conversations of Possibility in Kansas
20. Using a Spreadsheet to Manage Expenses