Recent Videos

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Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 28, 2021

May 28, 2021
KFMA 2020 Summary Farm Income Results and Projections for 2021 Net Farm Income in Kansas - Webinar
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May 26, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021
Property Valuation of Ag Land in Kansas - Webinar
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May 19, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021
Kansas Farm Land Values Webinar
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May 12, 2021
US and International Grain Market Outlook and Strategies for 2021 - Webinar
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May 10, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021
Agriculture Today - Soybean and Wheat Markets - April 30, 2021

April 30, 2021
Agriculture Today - Feedgrain Markets - April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - April 23, 2021

April 23, 2021
USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers
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March 31, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - March 26, 2021

March 26, 2021
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - March 12, 2021
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March 12, 2021
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2)
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October 8, 2020
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - September 25, 2020
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September 25, 2020
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - August 28, 2020
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August 28, 2020

KSRN Radio Interviews

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Weekly Grain Market Outlook - Dan O'Brien

K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien remarks on the developments that led to the falloff in grain prices this week, with the notable exception of wheat prices, which managed to hold relatively steady as the Kansas wheat harvest is underway...he believes that growing season weather patterns will be the dominant market factor for some time to come.

June 18, 2021
Forage Insurance Options

K-State beef systems specialist Jaymelynn Farney and K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft discuss the various options for livestock producers to insure their forage resources through the USDA's Risk Management Agency...and what producers need to do to take advantage of those in the case of adverse weather conditions.

June 16, 2021
World Grain Supply

The senior economist with the I-G-P Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his analysis of the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report released last week:  he comments on the escalating use of wheat as a feedgrain in other parts of the world...on the short second crop of corn coming out of South America...and on the ongoing demand for soybeans in China.

June 14, 2021
Weekly Cattle Market Report - Glynn Tonsor and LMIC

Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University is featured on this week's cattle market segment:  he goes over the U.S. Meat Export Federation's latest report on U.S. beef exports, and he looks at growing concerns about drought and decisions that producers may be facing on herd inventory and forage resources

June 14, 2021
Kansas Farm Income Data

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl shares his latest analysis of Kansas Farm Management Association farm income data, this time focusing on impact of non-farm income on the financial state of family farms...he then breaks that down even further, looking at the financial latitude that non-farm wages create for farm families.

June 11, 2021
Agricultural Law Update

Agricultural law professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law discusses conservation easements on agricultural land, and the tax deduction benefits to the producer. He talks about how the IRS closely scrutinizes those deductions and highlights a current court case relating to this.

June 9, 2021
Crop Insurance Update

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid goes over the details of two items of importance to producers relating to crop insurance: the just-announced opportunity for producers who grew a cover crop over the past few months to earn a premium benefit on their spring-planted crop insurance...and particulars on crop insurance prevented planting provisions, with key dates coming up for corn coverage.

June 4, 2021
Projected Net Farm Income

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl shares his updated projection on 2021 net farm income in Kansas, as well as his new forecast on 2022 farm income, based on Kansas Farm Management Association data...he talks about the variables which he thinks will lead to a significant jump in income this year, and a dramatic decline next year.

June 3, 2021
Farm and Ranch Energy Development

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft shares findings from her new study of energy development on farms and ranches, including wind turbines and other renewable energy sources...and if the presence of those sources influences farm financial management and economic decisions...she arrived at some unexpected results.

June 2, 2021
JBS Cyberattack Consequences

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor offers his observations on the shutdown of several large beef packing plants yesterday because of a cyberattack on a major meatpacking firm...he talks about the market reaction to the news, and how the cattle industry is learning to cope with such disruptions.

June 2, 2021
Ag Property Valuation

K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone discusses the process of determining agricultural property valuation for property tax purposes in Kansas, and how landowner net income is factored into that calculation...he presented a webinar on the topic last week, and offers his expectation for agricultural property values coming out of 2021.

May 26, 2021
Kansas Land Values in 2020

K-State farm economist Robin Reid talks about the 2020 Kansas Land Values Book, how buyers and sellers can use it and where land values are headed in 2021, for Inside Ag From Kansas Farm Bureau

May 25, 2021
Family Living Expenses for Kansas Farmers

K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl talks about new numbers from the Kansas Farm Management Association on family living expenses for Kansas farms and ranches in they compare to those of recent years, and how the expenses break down by category.

May 25, 2021
Field Workdays Machinery Purchase Tool

K-State precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin tells on an upgrade that he has made to information that he has put together for farmers who are thinking about field machinery and equipment's called the Days Suitable for Fieldwork tool, which indicates the number of days per week that producers will likely be able to conduct fieldwork in the future, based on historical trends.

May 18, 2021
2020 Kansas Net Farm Income Report

The executive director of the Kansas Farm Management Association at K-State, Kevin Herbel, and six association economists discuss the numbers from the KFMA's just-released 2020 Kansas Net Farm Income Report: They look at the average net farm income for the state and for the six KFMA regions, highlighting the percentage of that income attributable to government payments. And they talk about the other factors that led to a strong income year for most producers. Joining Kevin are Jordan Steele, Lindsay Bryant, Bob Kohman, Clay Simons, Craig Althauser and Dillon Rapp.

May 13, 2021
Kansas Farm Land and Income Webinar Series

K-State agricultural economist Rich Llewelyn previews a K-State webinar series for producers and others starting next week which will focus on Kansas farmland values, property valuation and farm income trends in the state.

May 7, 2021
Land Values Book Now Available

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid announces that K-State's latest Kansas Agricultural Land Value Trends book is now examines land value changes over this past year on a state, regional and county basis, and breaks the data out by way of land use:  non-irrigated, irrigated and pasture/hay's a highly-valuable resource for variety of purposes.

Kansas Land Values Book 2020

April 20, 2021
Biofuels Production Expansion in Kansas

K-State agricultural economist Gabe Sampson goes over the findings of his new study of biofuels production expansion in Kansas, and the ensuing impact on land values and groundwater usage for crop production in the areas those biofuels plants are operating...his results will contribute to the conversations on biofuels policy and water conservation.

April 20, 2021

Newsletters, Podcasts and Blogs

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Cattle Chat - Weekly Podcast from K-State Beef Cattle Institute

Recent episodes:

Episode 163: June 11, 2021 - Stocking rate, cattle cycle, value of genetic testing, route of administration

Episode 162: June 4, 2021 - Hoof care, water quality, Kansas Farm Bureau, first calf heifers

June 11, 2021
In the Cattle Markets (LMIC) June 1, 2021
Farm Data Economics Podcast

Future of Agriculture Podcast Episode

February 3, 2021
Vincent Amanor-Boadu -- Food, Energy, Water, Chemistry

Dig Deep Podcast, by KSRE: Profiles of K-State Research and Extension Scientists

December 5, 2020
Leveraging Yield Data-Podcast

University of Nebraska-Lincoln FarmBits podcast.

November 5, 2020
Glynn Tonsor - The Meat of the Matter

Dig Deep Podcast, by KSRE: Profiles of K-State Research and Extension Scientists

August 21, 2020
Terry Griffin - Big Data

Dig Deep Podcast, by KSRE: Profiles of K-State Research and Extension Scientists

May 30, 2020
Focused on the Grains Blog

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