Jenny Ifft

Agricultural policy, crop insurance, non-traditional finance

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

331J Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Place
Manhattan , KS  66506
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Documents & Presentations by Jenny Ifft
Title Date Downloads
Insurance Options for Cow-Calf Producers October 1, 2021
Insurance Options for Cow-Calf Producers

September 1, 2021
Recent Trends in Nontraditional Lending August 1, 2021
The Effects of Section 179 Deductions and Bonus Depreciation on Farm Financial Ratios August 1, 2021
Insurance Options for Cow-Calf Producers August 1, 2021
Relief to Kansas Agricultural Producers from the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) July 20, 2021
Forage Insurance Options

K-State beef systems specialist Jaymelynn Farney and K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft discuss the various options for livestock producers to insure their forage resources through the USDA's Risk Management Agency...and what producers need to do to take advantage of those in the case of adverse weather conditions.

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June 16, 2021
Farm and Ranch Energy Development

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft shares findings from her new study of energy development on farms and ranches, including wind turbines and other renewable energy sources...and if the presence of those sources influences farm financial management and economic decisions...she arrived at some unexpected results.

June 2, 2021
2021 Crop Insurance Choices with SCO and ECO

Audio only - HERE

March 3, 2021
New Decision Tools for Producers

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft talks about new tools from K-State that will help crop producers assess the two relatively new coverage options they can consider for the 2021 production year:  the supplemental coverage option and the enhanced coverage option...these tools provide useful information as the deadline for enrolling is coming up soon.

February 24, 2021