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Weekly Grain Market Outlook - Dan O'Brien

K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien says the wheat markets were quite tumultuous in the last week. He compares corn and soybean prices and what that might mean for acres planted later this year. 

February 3, 2023
Agricultural Law Update

K-State and Washburn University School of Law professor, Roger McEowen. highlights the USDA’s Emergency Relief Program and the definition of “farm income”, as well as “ag gag” cases, and the Endangered Species Act’s regulations on private landowners in his Top 10 Ag Law Developments for 2022. The conversation continues with Roger McEowen highlighting his top two stories for 2022 – California’s Proposition 12 and the “major questions” doctrine with the EPA. 

February 1, 2023
Weekly Cattle Market Report - Glynn Tonsor and LMIC

This week's cattle market update is provided by Oklahoma State University livestock economist, Derrell Peel. Derrell discusses how the weather may be having impacts on moving cattle and the latest Cattle on Feed Report.

January 30, 2023
Are We Preparing for a Recession?

Brian Briggeman discusses the history of rapidly raising interest rates to combat inflation, the current labor market, and consumer demand. Then in part two, Brian continues the conversation, but this time focusing on the impact everything we discussed previously will have on agricultural producers. He shares optimism with land values and gives advice on what producers can actually control right now.

January 26, 2023
Potential for Global Demand Destruction

The recently released January World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report was full of global import and export insight. Guy Allen, senior economist with the International Grains Program, explains how China’s decline in population will affect agricultural trade and the significance of ongoing production success in Brazil and Australia.

January 19, 2023
Understanding Kansas Lease Laws

Kansas lease laws are quite unique when it comes to the rules put in place to protect both landowners and leasers alike. To break down everything listeners should know about the sometimes confusing topic, K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid and LaVell Winsor from the Farm Analyst program join us while also previewing their upcoming 4-part workshop for landowners in January and February.

January 4, 2023
2022's Biggest Ag Stories

A very special guest kicks off this program… that’s right, long-time voice of Agriculture Today, Eric Atkinson joins us for a year in review of 2022’s biggest agricultural stories.

December 20, 2022
The Reach of Extension Programming

K-State Research and Extension director, Gregg Hadley, recaps KSRE programming in 2022, including some of the challenges and the record-breaking reach of KSRE programs in the last 12 months.

December 19, 2022
Net Income and Tips for 2023 Finances

Gregg Ibendahl, K-State farm management specialist, shares a look at the 2022 expected net income for producers. He summarizes the economic challenges producers met this year and provides on advice for producers going into 2023.

December 15, 2022
Economic Challenges Facing the Ag Sector

K-State agricultural economics professor, Dr. Vincent Amanor-Boadu, discusses the current economy and steps business owners and leaders in the agricultural industry can take to combat challenges they’re currently facing.

December 13, 2022
An Update on Ukraine

Antonina Broyaka, K-State Extension associate in agricultural economics, provides an update on the Russian invasion in Ukraine. She shares that Russian aggression will continue to have a long-lasting impact on Ukrainian agriculture and global food insecurity as a whole.

December 12, 2022
Cash Rental Rates

K-State economist Gregg Ibendahl covers the key components that go into calculating cash rental rates. He explains why important for producers to consider their revenue and expenses, past and future profits on rented acres and government payments.

December 6, 2022
Land Leasing Strategies

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid and LaVell Winsor from the Farm Analyst program, discuss land lease options – a topic they’ll cover extensively during a 4-part workshop for landowners and tenants in January and February.

December 2, 2022
Information for Calculating Cash Rental Rates

K-State economist Greg Ibendahl covers the key components that go into calculating cash rental rates. He explains why it’s important for producers to consider their revenue and expenses, past and future profits on rented acres and government payments.

November 14, 2022
Producer’s Experience with the LankLink Program

Director of the Office of Farm and Ranch Transition at K-State, Ashlee Westerhold, joins us again to discuss the Kansas LandLink program. We are also joined by Kansas producer, Dale Springer, who is currently a participant in the program. He shares why he decided to participate in this program, his experience with it so far, and what he is looking for in a successor.

November 3, 2022
Pasture, Rainfall and Forage Insurance Sign-Up Deadline

Jenny Ifft provides information on Pasture, Rainfall, and Forage Insurance including how the product works, payments that producers have received in the past year, and the upcoming sign-up deadline.

November 2, 2022
Fertilizer Prices Not Expected to Fall Anytime Soon

Fertilizer prices may only go up from here according to K-State farm management Extension specialist, Gregg Ibendahl. He discusses the various tools available for producers on AgManager.info and the current challenges making for unusually volatile fertilizer prices.

October 21, 2022
Labor Crisis in Agriculture

K-State agricultural policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, and Kansas Livestock Association chief executive officer, Matt Teagarden, discuss the current labor crisis in agriculture, including policy issues such as the H-2A visa program. They are joined by Ryan and Laura Haffner, owners of High Plains Harvesting, who contribute insight into the hardships that they face as business owners when it comes to finding and securing labor. They also discuss the shortcomings of current policy when it comes to securing agricultural labor in the United States with such a competitive agricultural labor market globally. 

October 13, 2022

Recent Videos

Title Author Date Downloads
Managing Risk with ARC, PLC, and SCO in 2023 - Webinar Recording and Slides
Robin Reid: Managing Risk with ARC and PLC
Jenny Ifft: Managing Risk with SCO
February 3, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - February 3, 2023

February 3, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - January 20, 2023

January 20, 2023
Ukraine Agriculture in Wartime 2022-2023; and Fuel and Fertilizer Update - Webinar Slides and Recording
Antonina Broyaka: Ukraine Update AUDIO ONLY
Gregg Ibendahl: Fuel and Fertilizer Update AUDIO ONLY
January 18, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - January 13, 2023

January 13, 2023
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - December 9, 2022

December 9, 2022
Ukraine Update and Grain Markets Heading Into 2023 - Webinar Slides and Recording
Antonina Broyaka: Ukraine Update: AUDIO ONLY
Dan O'Brien and Guy Allen: Grain Markets: AUDIO ONLY
December 8, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - November 18, 2022

November 18, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - October 28, 2022

October 28, 2022
Ukraine and Wheat Market Update - Webinar Slides and Recording
Audio

October 26, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - October 14, 2022

October 14, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - October 7, 2022

October 7, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - September 30, 2022

September 30, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022
Ukraine Update and Grain Market Update - September 2022
Audio

September 21, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - September 16, 2022

September 16, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - September 9, 2022

September 9, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - September 2, 2022

September 2, 2022

Newsletters, Podcasts and Blogs

Title Author Date Downloads
Cattle Chat - Weekly Podcast from K-State Beef Cattle Institute

Recent episodes:

Episode 249: February 3, 2023 - FDA Guidance for Industry 263, CAST Group, Cattle Health Care Kit

Episode 248: January 27, 2023 - Tips for New Ranchers, Buying Females, Communicating in Agriculture

February 3, 2023
In the Cattle Markets (LMIC) January 30, 2023
Value of Forage Insurance During Drought

In the K-State Beef Tips newsletter: https://enewsletters.k-state.edu/beeftips/

November 1, 2022
Side-dress nitrogen applications for corn: Agronomic considerations and a new crop insurance endorsement

In K-State Agronomy e-Update: https://eupdate.agronomy.ksu.edu/index_new_prep.php

February 18, 2022
Deep Dive - Thought Leader

In "Meatingplace" magazine, November 9, 2021. 

November 9, 2021
You may not be as financially efficient in pig production as you once thought

On "SwineIt", November 9, 2021. 

November 9, 2021
Ten Things to Know About Pasture Rangeland and Forage Insurance

Beef Tips Newsletter: https://enewsletters.k-state.edu/beeftips/ 

November 1, 2021
The Right to Repair Broken Tech is Key to Farmers

MarketPlace Podcast: "Fixing farm equipment is no small feat, especially when the latest generation of tractors and other heavy machinery can cost a million dollars."

July 19, 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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