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Farm Analyst Program

Duane Hund talks about the services available to producers, including in-home analyses of operations' economic state and the viable management alternatives for farms or ranches.

November 17, 2016
Preserving the Ogallala Aquifer

Bill Golden discusses ideas from the Governor's Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas, including economic realities of the water and his upcoming economic research on the subject.

November 16, 2016
Veterans Day

Art Barnaby is part of KSRN’s conversations with K-State Research and Extension professionals who served their country in the military prior to their Extension careers, sharing stories about their military experiences.

November 11, 2016
Election Impact on Agriculture

Brad Lubben from the University of Nebraska discusses ag trade and federal regulations affecting farming and ranching, as well as the timetable and direction of the next farm bill.

November 11, 2016
ARC and PLC Program Estimates

Art Barnaby looks at the numbers and talks about a new K-State video series which explains in more detail how the non-convergence of cash and futures wheat prices is impacting producers' crop insurance coverage.

November 4, 2016
Dryland and Irrigated Crop Budgets

Gregg Ibendahl reports that producers can use these budgets to project their own expected returns next year.

October 19, 2016
Producers and Packers Direct Marketing Agreements

Ted Schroeder discusses direct marketing agreements in light of the latest rules proposed by the USDA's Grain Inspection Packers and Stockyards Administration.

October 19, 2016
Winter Grazing Opportunities

From the recent K-State Ranching Summit, Dustin Pendell and Mykel Taylor promote the idea of cow-calf operators and crop producers partnering on herd grazing arrangements using crop residue, cover crops or winter wheat pasture, for mutual economic benefit, going over cost-to-return budgets.

October 13, 2016
Technology Decisions

Jason Bergtold, Terry Griffin and Noah Miller discuss tech trends identified in 17 years of KFMA data.

October 11, 2016
ARC and PLC Payments

Art Barnaby reports the USDA numbers and cap considerations when claiming a loan deficiency payment on this year's crops.

October 5, 2016
Managing Family Farm Expenses

Gregg Ibendhal talks about recent trends in such expenses on Kansas farms based on KFMA data.

September 22, 2016
Farm Finance Status App

Robin Reid talks about a first-of-its-kind on-line tool she  created that allows producers to benchmark their financial status in comparison to peer operations around Kansas.

September 16, 2016
Ag Lenders Conference

Rich Llewelyn previews the early October meeting which will focus on the financial credit challenges facing lenders and producers during the agricultural economy slump.

September 14, 2016
Projecting USDA Wheat Program Payments

Art Barnaby explains why his projections exceed what wheat growers are seeing at their local elevators.

September 2, 2016
Non-CRP Options

Mykel Taylor discusses economic considerations on using that acreage for either cropping or grazing.

September 1, 2016
Kansas Ag Economy in 2016

Allen Featherstone uses KFMA data to identify trends in farm debt volume, debt repayment capacity, debt-to-asset ratios, land value expectations, and the ability of the USDA farm "safety net" to provide financial relief to producers amidst continuing low grain prices.

August 31, 2016
Long-Range Grain Prices

Bill Tierney of AgResource Company (and formerly of K-State) talks about what will have to happen to change that prices from falling lower.

August 23, 2016
Moving From Crops-Only To Crop-Cattle Operation

Dustin Pendell goes over new information based in recent trends in the commodity markets, to be presented at today's K-State Risk and Profit Conference.

August 18, 2016

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