Gregg Ibendahl

Farm Management, Finance, Production Economics

Associate Professor
Kansas State University

Gregg Ibendahl joined the faculty in fall 2012. Prior to joining the faculty, he served as an associate extension professor at Mississippi State University.  Gregg works primarily in the areas of agricultural production and finance.  He utilizes Kansas Farm Management Association data to provide research and analysis on cropping systems, machinery, and financial trends.

216 Waters Hall
Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Gregg Ibendahl
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A Percentage Breakdown of Farm Expenses by Category February 23, 2021
Fertilizer Price Projections

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl shares his just-released projections on fertilizer prices for the 2021 crop production year...he uses an economic model he developed a couple of years ago, based on the direction of corn and oil prices, that he says are better predictors of fertilizer prices than natural gas prices.

February 17, 2021
Predicting Fertilizer Prices in 2021 February 15, 2021
2021 Net Farm Income Projections

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl discusses his just-released early projections on net farm income in Kansas for 2021, based on Kansas Farm Management Association data...within that, he talks about the outlooks on yields, prices, production expenses and government payments he used to come up with this income forecast.

February 9, 2021
A Comparison of Kansas Net Farm Income from KFMA and ERS February 9, 2021
Oil Price Trends

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl offers his outlook on oil price trends in 2021, and the ensuing impact on the gasoline and diesel prices that farmers will be dealing with...he says that the rate that those prices increase will depend on how quickly the oil industry recovers from the market damage caused by the pandemic.

February 3, 2021
A Preliminary Estimate of 2020 Kansas Net Farm Income and a Projection for 2021 February 3, 2021
Oil Price Update February 1, 2021
Farm Budget Generator


1. Click the link below to download the set-up file. 
2. Open the file, click "More Info", then the "Run Anyway" button. 
3. Click "Install", then "Finish" when completed. Locate the "Farm Budget Generator" on the desktop and double-click to open. 
Farm Budget Generator - Windows Version (Set-up)


1. Download FileMaker-to-Go 19 from the iOS store (free app).
2. Open the file below using the FileMaker-to-Go 19 app. 
Farm Budget Generator - iPad Version (iOS)

Instructional Videos:
a. Overview of Farm Budget Generator - 16:01
b. How to Create New Budgets - 18:04
c. How to Change Budgets - 17:54
d. How to Combine Budgets - 7:00 
e. How to Print Budgets - 4:16

December 18, 2020
New Cropland Lease Tool

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl tells of a brand-new online tool now available to farmers and landlords for comparing various cropland leasing options. It's called the Lease Simulation Tool, which he says greatly simplifies the process while capturing all the variables that go into a good lease agreement decision.

December 17, 2020