Glynn Tonsor

Livestock & Meat Marketing, Price Analysis

Professor & Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

Glynn Tonsor joined the K-State Agricultural Economics faculty as an Assistant Professor in March 2010. Tonsor’s current efforts are primarily devoted to a range of integrated research and extension activities with particular focus on the cattle/beef and swine/pork industries. His broader interests cover aspects throughout the meat supply chain ranging from production level supply issues to end-user consumer demand issues.

331-A Waters Hall
Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Glynn Tonsor
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Consumer Sensitivity to Pork Prices: A Comparison of 51 U.S. Retail Markets and 6 Pork Products - Report March 26, 2021
Kansas Legislature: House Agriculture Committee Testimony

March 24, 2021
Beef-Cattle Situation Update

Presented to Kansas House of Representatives Agriculture Committee. Topeka, KS. 

March 24, 2021
KSU-Merck Calf Vaccination Program Assessment Tool

This spreadsheet is a decision-aid tool for cattle producers to compare expected net profit difference between alternative calf vaccination programs. 

March 11, 2021
Monthly Survey - February 2021 March 11, 2021
Meat Demand Monitor - February 2021 March 10, 2021
Cattle Feeding Returns-March 2021 March 9, 2021
Plant-Based Proteins and Beef Demand

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor tells of a brand-new study he co-authored, which investigated the impact of plant-based protein products on consumer demand for beef in the U.S. This was done by way of a national survey, and it measured the preferences of traditional meat consumers and alternative diet consumers In general, beef scores very well in the majority of the findings.

February 18, 2021
Beef-Cattle Industry and Market Situation

Presented at: USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum: Building on Innovation: A Pathway to Resilience. Challenges to Livestock Market Transparency track session. Pre-recorded webinar.

February 18, 2021
Impact of New Plant-Based Protein Alternatives on U.S. Beef Demand - Executive Summary

Prepared for the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board (CBB).

February 12, 2021