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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2018 Farm Bill Irrigation Designations - Kansas Counties

This spreadsheet shows Kansas counties with separate irrigated/non-irrigated designations, by crop. 

August 15, 2019
Historical ARC/PLC Payments by County

This spreadsheet allows the user to compare payments from the ARC-CO program versus the PLC program for the 5 years of the 2014 Farm Bill in each county.

August 8, 2019
Benchmarking Farm Financial Status

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about an on-line analytical tool that agricultural producers can use to assess their financial status via benchmarking...comparing their operations to those of their peers in their region of the state:  that tool has just been updated with the latest economic information from the Kansas Farm Management Association.

July 31, 2019
Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) Webinar Recording and Slides

Robin Reid presents changes to the dairy margin program, a look at the already-known payments, and shows a tool to help producers make an enrollment decision.

July 30, 2019
Market Facilitation Program Payment

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about the just-released county rates for the next round of USDA Market Facilitation Program payments:  she goes over the rate trends in Kansas and what she believes influenced those the most, and she reviews the payment application procedure.

July 26, 2019
Financial Benchmarking Tool

A tool to assess a farm's financial position relative to other similar farms in the same region. 

July 23, 2019
Kansas Land Values Book 2018

Detailed 2018 land sale information and trends at state, regional and county levels.

April 12, 2019
Cash Flow Plans

Robin Reid talks about developing a cash flow plan for the farm or ranch for this year...she says it is essential for producers to routinely stay on top of that cash flow as profit margins remain thin, and she talks about making adjustments accordingly

February 15, 2019
Formulating a Beef Cowherd Lease

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about a newly-updated spreadsheet from K-State that can help interested parties in formulating a beef cow herd lease...she talks about the circumstances under which a lease would be practical, and goes over the variables this tool uses to calculate an equitable leasing arrangement.

January 21, 2019
KSU-Beef Cow Lease (Simple)

An Excel spreadsheet for establishing a calf-income split or cash rental rate for leasing a beef cow herd

January 14, 2019