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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KSU-Swine Farm Management Guide Spreadsheet

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

September 7, 2017
Master List of Prices Used in Livestock Budgets September 7, 2017
Economic Benchmarking Tools

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about new information she has put together that will help Kansas agricultural producers benchmark their operations' economic status. She will be presenting that at K-State's Risk and Profit Conference next week in Manhattan. 

August 11, 2017
2. Benchmarking Farm Financials During Challenging Times August 1, 2017
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