Allen Featherstone

Finance, Macroeconomics, Production Economics
Department Head, Professor, and Director of Master in Agribusiness program

Kansas State University

Allen M. Featherstone was appointed at Kansas State in 1986 and now serves as department head.  As a leading agriculture finance scholar, he has studied land markets, investment decisions, mergers in the financial services industry, the probability of agricultural loan default and loan loss severity, the influence of taxes on farmland, and alternative federal tax systems. His production economics research has investigated issues such as ground water allocation in irrigated crop production, comparison of returns under alternative tillage systems, the costs of risk, interactions of weather soils, and management on corn yields, analysis of the returns to farm equity and assets, and analysis of the optimizing behavior of Kansas farmers, examining the stability of estimates using duality, and examining the application of a new functional forms for estimating production relationships.

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341B Waters Hall Manhattan , KS  66506
Phone: (785) 532-4441
Fax: 785.532.6925
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Documents & Presentations by Allen Featherstone
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The Global Wheat Market
Wheat Production Bubble Chart
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August 24, 2020
Current Trends in Agricultural Lending

K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone discusses current trends in agricultural lending, especially as impacted by the economic effects of the pandemic...it's the theme of his presentation later today as part of K-State's 2020 Risk and Profit Conference, which will be presented on line and is still taking registrations.

August 10, 2020
Analysis of the IHME COVID-19 Forecasting Model - July 28 Update
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July 31, 2020
Analysis of the IHME COVID-19 Forecasting Model - July 21 Update
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July 23, 2020
Analysis of the IHME COVID-19 Forecasting Model - July 14 Update
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July 16, 2020
Analysis of the IHME COVID-19 Forecasting Model - July 7 Update
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July 9, 2020
Analysis of the IHME COVID-19 Forecasting Model - June 30 Update
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July 1, 2020
Supply and Future Supply Potential in the Americas
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June 25, 2020
Analysis of the IHME COVID-19 Forecasting Model - June 23 Update
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June 23, 2020
The Global Agricultural Landscape - Feeding More than 9 Billion People - Part 2
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June 18, 2020