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 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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Land Values Book Now Available

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid announces that K-State's latest Kansas Agricultural Land Value Trends book is now examines land value changes over this past year on a state, regional and county basis, and breaks the data out by way of land use:  non-irrigated, irrigated and pasture/hay's a highly-valuable resource for variety of purposes.

Kansas Land Values Book 2020

April 20, 2021
Kansas Land Values Book 2020

Detailed 2020 land sale information and trends at state, regional and county levels.

April 15, 2021
Pandemic Assistance for Producers

Robin Reid and Farm Service Agency program specialist Todd Barrows explain what producers can expect from the Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative and what they need to do to get it.

April 1, 2021
USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers
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March 31, 2021
KSU Releases 2020/2021 ARC-County Projections based on NASS Yields March 2, 2021
Time to Make Program Changes

K-State farm economist Robin Reid talks about the circumstances that might lead crop producers to make last-minute changes in their ARC/PLC selection for 2021 crops. She points to the concerns about the state of the winter wheat crop, as well as worries about a dry growing season for row crops, as the catalyst for possibly reconsidering one's ARC/PLC election, and she goes over what the numbers say about which is more beneficial.

February 25, 2021
ARC or PLC? That is the Question February 5, 2021
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 4, 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