Robin Reid

Farm Management, Production Economics

Extension Associate
Kansas State University

Robin Reid is an Extension Farm Economist with the Agricultural Economics Department at Kansas State University and serves as the Ag. and Natural Resources Program Leader for all of K-State Research and Extension.  Robin works on a variety of economic topics including farm financial management, Women in Ag. programming, Farm Bill, and much more. Robin also helps manage the AgManager.info website and works with Extension Agents across the state to put on extension programs. Robin grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and earned a B.S. in Agricultural Business from UW-River Falls.  She also holds a M.S. in Agricultural Economics from K-State.

 

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Documents & Presentations by Robin Reid
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Tradeoff Between 2021/2022 ARC and PLC

This spreadsheet shows the tradeoff between ARC-CO and PLC payments at various Marketing Year Average prices and county yield levels.  A Tutorial Video is also available here:

February 9, 2021
ARC or PLC? That is the Question February 3, 2021
Helpful ARC/PLC Tradeoff Spreadsheet Updated

K-State agricultural economists, Robin Reid and Rich Llewelyn, announce that the updated version of K-State's ARC/PLC Tradeoff Spreadsheet is now available to crop producers. It provides county-by-county estimates on the likely price support levels from either the USDA Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage program options.

January 12, 2021
KSU-Beef Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

An Excel spreadsheet for beef cattle enterprise budgeting to evaluate potential income, costs and profitability. 

December 14, 2020
KSU-Sheep Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

An Excel spreadsheet for sheep enterprise budgeting to evaluate potential income, costs and profitability. 

December 14, 2020
KSU Swine Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

An Excel spreadsheet for swine enterprise budgeting to evaluate potential income, costs and profitability

December 14, 2020
KSU-Dairy Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

Excel spreadsheet for dairy enterprise budgeting to evaluate potential income, costs and profitability

December 14, 2020
Master List of Prices Used in Livestock Budgets December 14, 2020
Health Care Costs for Farms and Ranches in Kansas

Robin Reid reports on her new study of health care costs on Kansas farms and ranches, based on a decade of Kansas Farm Management Association data. She looked at the trends in health insurance costs and medical expenses, which she says remain a challenge for numerous Kansas agricultural families.

October 28, 2020
Farm Bill and Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Update October 21, 2020