Research Articles

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KFMA Research

Title Author Date Downloads
A "Briefer" History of Farm Management August 20, 2019
Financial Benchmarking Tool

A tool to assess a farm's financial position relative to other similar farms in the same region. 

July 23, 2019
The KFMA Operator Database: A short note on age and experience of Kansas farmers July 1, 2019
How Quickly Do Farmers Adopt Technology? A KFMA Analysis May 30, 2019
Differences Between High-, Medium-, and Low-Profit Cow-Calf Producers

An Analysis of 2013-2017 Kansas Farm Management Association Cow-Calf Enterprise

September 5, 2018
Persistence in Financial Performance August 28, 2018
Operating Profit Margin Benchmarks August 27, 2018
Monthly Cash Flow for Operating Loan Determination

A spreadsheet to assist in building a monthly cash flow statement to determine operating loan levels.

August 8, 2018
Growth Rates of KFMA Farm Assets and Equity July 11, 2018
KFMA Summary Meeting Presentations - By Region

Northwest                           North-Central

Southwest                          South-Central                        Southeast

June 29, 2018
Do Farms with a Higher Percentage of Debt Capital Pay Higher Interest Rates? June 8, 2018
A Sample of Kansas Farm Management Association Members Use and Effects of Continuous No‐Tillage May 1, 2018
Are Farms with More Debt Larger? April 20, 2018
Is Net Farm Income Affected by Debt Level? April 16, 2018
Debt Levels of KFMA Farms April 12, 2018
Comparing Interest Rates Paid by Farmers April 10, 2018
Comparing the Financial Ratios ROA and ROE April 3, 2018
An Analysis of Family Living in Kansas February 12, 2018