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.


303A Waters Hall
Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Robin Reid
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Keeping Quality Records and Evaluating Cow Herd Performance March 30, 2017
Top 10 Considerations for Navigating a Struggling Farm Economy March 30, 2017
KSU-Streambank Stabilization

An Excel spreadsheet program to estimate the economic benefits and costs of streambank stabilization projects

March 14, 2017
KSU-Vegetative Buffer

An Excel spreadsheet program to estimate the economic benefits and costs of vegetative buffers

March 14, 2017
Beef Cattle Economics Trilogy: Beef Industry Outlook, Drivers of Profitability, and Better Use of Farm Management Budgets

Presented at KSU Cattlemen's Day. Manhattan, KS. 

March 3, 2017
Cow-Calf Operation Budgets

Robin Reid visits about staying on top of production expenses in generating greater income from the herd.

February 23, 2017
Online Tool For Pasture Rental Rates

Mykel Taylor and Robin Reid explain how cow-calf and stocker cattle producers and landowners can enter information specific to their herd production and grazing conditions to arrive at a rate that's fair and equitable.

January 10, 2017
Pasture Rental Rate Decision Tool

An Excel spreadsheet for establishing a pasture rental rate based on budgeted income and party contributions.

December 27, 2016
Farm Analyst Tools Workshop

Robin Reid and Greg McClure preview workshop to help farm families assess the financial state of their operations.

December 9, 2016
Financial Benchmarking to Assess a Farm’s Financial Position in a Struggling Agricultural Economy December 1, 2016