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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2019 Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) Payment Calculator

This spreadsheet will allow you to calculate a 2019 SCO payment based on the final county yield and underlying crop insurance contract.

March 2, 2020
Farm Program Payment Options

K-State agricultural economists Robin Reid and Art Barnaby go over several important considerations on making the USDA farm program payment decision for 2019 and 2020 crop production...whether to go with Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage option for individual crops; here, they'll walk through the expected general outcomes of those decisions. Reid stresses that producers who have not yet made an appointment with their local FSA office should do so now.

February 26, 2020
Tradeoff Between 2019/2020 ARC and PLC

This spreadsheet shows the tradeoff between ARC-CO and PLC payments at various Marketing Year Average prices and county yield levels.

February 6, 2020
OSU-KSU 2018 Government Program and Crop Insurance Decision Tool

Amy Hagerman and Eric A. DeVuyst, Dept of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University

Mykel Taylor and Robin Reid, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University

This program is intended for instructional purposes only. The user assumes all risk associated with actual decision making associated with any farm commodity programs. Consult your FSA office and crop insurance agent before enrolling in programs and crop insurance.

Instructions for this program can be found at: 
https://agmanager.info/ag-policy/2018-farm-bill/osu-ksu-2018-farm-bill-decision-tool-instructions

January 31, 2020
OSU-KSU 2018 Farm Bill Decision Tool Instructions

The OSU-KSU 2018 Government Program and Crop Insurance Decision Tool is available at:
https://agmanager.info/ag-policy/2018-farm-bill/osu-ksu-2018-government-program-and-crop-insurance-decision-tool

January 31, 2020
Farm Program Choices

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid and Rich Llewelyn advise crop producers to start finalizing their decisions on which USDA farm program option they'll enroll in for 2019 and 2020 production, choosing either the Agricultural Risk Coverage or the Price Loss Coverage option. They remind about the helpful information at K-State's agmanager.info web site that producers can benefit from as they decide.

January 17, 2020
Farm Financial Skills for Women

Agricultural economist Robin Reid and farm analyst LaVell Winsor of K-State provide another reminder about the Farm Financial Skills for Women in Agriculture workshops coming up in January and February...a series of programs to be presented locally at 32 sites around the state, with the registration deadline coming up soon.

December 19, 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

December 18, 2019
KSU-Beef Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

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

December 18, 2019
KSU Swine Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

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

December 18, 2019