Daniel O'Brien

Grain Markets & Market Structure, Farm Management

Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist
Northwest Research Extension Center

The focus of Dr. O’Brien's extension and applied research efforts have been in the areas of grain and bioenergy market analysis - with emphasis on of wheat, feed grain, oilseed, and ethanol supply-demand and prices. He also has been working in the areas of irrigated and dryland cropping systems and natural resource-related issues in western Kansas. He also works extensively with agricultural audiences on issues such as farmland leasing and crop enterprise profitability. Visit "Focused on Grains Blog" by Dan O'Brien.

Northwest Research Extension Center
105 Experiment Farm Road PO Box 786
Colby , KS  67701-0786
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Documents & Presentations by Daniel O'Brien
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Weekly Grain Market Outlook - Dan O'Brien

K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on the wheat market's response to the findings from this week's Hard Winter Wheat Tour of Kansas and adjacent states, and he discusses the markets' overall reactiveness to new-crop planting progress here in the U.S., during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

May 20, 2022
Dynamic 2022-2023 Grain Markets

Presented at Parsons, KS. 

May 17, 2022
Winning-The-Game Grain Marketing Risk Management Webinar
Audio only: click HERE

May 16, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 6, 2022

May 6, 2022
Soybean Markets

Presented at USSEC online meeting. 

April 28, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - April 22, 2022

April 22, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022
Ukraine-Russia Conflict Agricultural Ramifications - An Online Update
Audio only: click HERE

April 14, 2022
Dynamic 2022 Grain Markets - Situation and Strategies - Webinar Recording

April 11, 2022