Mykel Taylor

Farm Management, Marketing

Associate Professor, Farm Management Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

Mykel Taylor joined the faculty in 2011 as assistant professor of agricultural economics with a major appointment in extension. Her areas of focus include agricultural leases and land values, grain marketing, farm policy, and many other areas of farm management. Dr. Taylor is a popular speaker at many of the department's extension programs for her expertise and dynamic personality.

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Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Mykel Taylor
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Ag Land Values

K-State agricultural economist Mykel Taylor offers an updated view of agricultural land value trends in Kansas, and if those have been affected by the economic disruptions from the pandemic. She also addresses some of the changes in how farm and ranch land purchases take place, and who is buying land. She presented this information at the recent K-State Agricultural Lenders Conference.

October 27, 2020
Farmland Leasing Survey

K-State farm management economist Mykel Taylor covers a new survey of Kansas farm landowners and tenants on preferences in farmland leasing arrangements...she talks about how each party's approach to risk affects the type of lease that's agreed upon.

August 18, 2020
New K-State Land Values Report

K-State agricultural economist Mykel Taylor takes a detailed look at 2019 agricultural land value trends in Kansas, which are summarized in two new K-State reports: Kansas County-Level Land Values for Cropland and Pasture, and the 2019 Kansas Land Values Book...she compares 2019 dryland and irrigated cropland and pasture values to those of 2018.

April 23, 2020
Kansas Land Values - Impacts of COVID-19

2019 Kansas Land Values Publication

Audio only: click HERE

April 17, 2020
2019 Kansas County-Level Land Values for Cropland and Pasture

Kansas Land Values - Webinar: https://agmanager.info/news/recent-videos/kansas-land-values-impacts-covid-19

April 16, 2020
Kansas Land Values Book 2019

Detailed 2019 land sale information and trends at state, regional and county levels.

April 16, 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
Navigating Rough Waters

K-State​ agricultural economists Allen Featherstone and Mykel Taylor talk about their new article on the state of the Kansas farm economy, entitled "Navigating Rough Waters". They discuss the factors that are most greatly influencing the economic condition of production agriculture currently...most notably, land value trends and very modest improvements in net farm income the last couple of years and their thoughts on how 2020 might shape up economically for Kansas producers.

January 30, 2020
The Kansas Farm Economy: Navigating Rough Waters January 21, 2020
Kansas Land Values

Presented at Kansas Farm Bureau. Manhattan, KS. 

December 2, 2019