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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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
Summary of Health Care Costs on Kansas Farm Management Association Farms 2010-2019 October 19, 2020
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2)
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October 8, 2020
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program - Phase 2

On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, farm program specialist Todd Barrows of the Farm Service Agency relays some of the finer details of the USDA's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, phase 2...especially with regard to program eligibility and payment limitation rules. He also talks about changes in the commodities that qualify for CFAP 2 benefits.

Also, Robin Reid follows up with a preview of a special webinar from K-State on October 8, in collaboration with the Kansas FSA, which will provide participants even more in-depth information on CFAP 2. She also talks about the now-finalized farm program payments levels for 2019 crop production from the Price Loss Coverage program option, as those payments are now being distributed to enrolled producers.

October 6, 2020
Seasonal Cash Grain Prices

An Excel spreadsheet to evaluate seasonality in the Kansas grain market

September 17, 2020
Crop Program Payments

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about the latest USDA crop program payment estimates for 2019 production to be paid out this fall...the Agricultural Risk Coverage estimates are now based on Risk Management Agency county yields, and are depicted in an interactive map that producers can use to project their own likely payments.

July 22, 2020
Comparing Your Numbers

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid tells producers about a highly-useful tool for comparing the economic state of their farms to those of their peers in the state, found at the AgManager.info web site out of K-State: the KSU Farm Financial Benchmarking Tool has just been updated with new numbers from the Kansas Farm Management Association for analyzing how one's operation stacks up financially.

June 17, 2020
Financial Benchmarking Tool

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

June 11, 2020
Direct Payments to Ag Producers - Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

Webinar Questions and Answers

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May 22, 2020
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid goes over the just-announced details of the USDA's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which is providing financial aid to agricultural producers who have been hurt economically by the pandemic...she talks about what commodities qualify for aid payments, and the payment rates that have been determined for each...she also previews a special K-State/Farm Service Agency webinar for producers taking place this Friday morning which will respond to questions about the program.

May 20, 2020