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Title Author Date Downloads
Weekly Grain Market Outlook - Dan O'Brien

K-State grain market economist, Dan O’Brien, says wheat export numbers continue to be strong and that the high demand for corn from feedlots continues with bid prices showing exactly that.

October 7, 2022
Weekly Cattle Market Report - Glynn Tonsor and LMIC

Iowa State University livestock economist Lee Schulz has information on the latest cattle on feed report, the status of current profit margins and the variability caused by inputs, and news regarding the USDA’s Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program.

October 3, 2022
The Role US Beef Plays in Supporting the Beef Industry

K-State livestock economist, Glynn Tonsor, shares the highlights of a beef trade report that he and Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University put together that illustrates the key roles that the United States beef import and export markets play in supporting our current beef industry.

September 29, 2022
Agricultural Law Update

K-State and Washburn University School of Law professor, Roger McEowen, discusses estate planning in 2022 and 2023 and the expiration of the enhanced basic exclusion amount set for deaths in 2026. What planning should be done now and what might be the amount of the exclusion in 2026 and beyond and the impact on estate plans for farmers and ranchers.

September 28, 2022
The Importance of Early Farm Succession Planning

Ashlee Westerhold, director of the Office of Farm and Ranch Transition at K-State, explains why planning for farm succession early is important, the opportunities with the Kansas LandLink Program, and the upcoming Farm and Ranch Transition Conferences being held in Colby, Salina, and Erie. 

September 26, 2022
New Meat Demand Monitor Dashboard

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor and Ph.D. student Justin Bina join us to share information about their latest tool developed for AgManager.info, the Meat Demand Monitor Dashboard. The dashboard allows for users to easily see data collected from across the country on consumer preferences and habits, as well as trending purchases. 

September 21, 2022
Breaking Down the September WASDE Report

Senior economist with the International Grains Program at K-State, Guy Allen, breaks down the September WASDE report. He shares details on incentives for Argentina to export soybeans and the high demand coming out of Asia for coal. 

September 16, 2022
Drought Assistance Programs for Cattle Producers

K-State Extension agricultural policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, and K-State Extension farm economist, Robin Reid, cover three programs currently offered to cattle producers to assist with the on-going drought – they provide two examples for each program showing how far that assistance actually goes in terms of producer use. 

September 9, 2022
Unique Experiences Provided by K-State’s Agricultural Economics Department

In the final installment of our departmental features in K-State’s College of Agriculture, the director of undergraduate programs in the Agricultural Economics Department, Dr. Elizabeth Yeager, as well as two students, discuss the unique experiences they’ve had inside the classroom and abroad.

September 7, 2022
Do You Need Margin Protection Insurance?

Jenny Ifft, K-State agricultural policy Extension specialist, discusses margin protection insurance in its entirety – how it differs from other crop insurance plans, who should consider this form of insurance, and upcoming September deadlines. 

August 31, 2022
August WASDE Report

Senior economist with the International Grains Program at K-State, Guy Allen, gives producers an in-depth look at the commodities market on a global scale by analyzing the latest WASDE report – he specifically gives valuable details on the global weather conditions and the continued strength in the United States dollar. 

August 18, 2022
Ionospheric Weather Events Impact on Agriculture

Terry Griffin, K-State precision ag economist, covers the recently released Space Environment Engineering and Science Applications Workshop – Ionospheric Impacts (SEESAW-II) report, space weather, and the real impacts that these ionospheric weather events can have on agriculture.

August 10, 2022
Making ARC and PLC Decisions and Upcoming Ag Econ Events

Rich Llewelyn, K-State ag econ Extension assistant, joins us to discuss year averages to aid producers in making their ARC-CO and PLC decisions for the upcoming farm bill, the effects of rising interest rates, and what to expect at the upcoming Risk and Profit Conference and Agricultural Lenders Conferences. 

August 4, 2022
Kansas Women in Ag

K-State farm financial analyst, Lavell Winsor, speaks about the work she and Robin Reid have done to create the Kansas Women in Ag program, which has allowed women to not only learn about finances on the farm but also to connect with others in their communities. 

July 26, 2022
Global Impacts of Agricultural Research

Discussing his latest research looking at the global impacts of agricultural research is K- State agricultural economics professor and director of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet, Tim Dalton. In this two-part series, Dalton shares insight into what research dollars’ return on investment really looks like abroad and how global research ultimately benefits us in the United State.

July 21, 2022
Agricultural Cybersecurity

Terry Griffin, K-State cropping systems economist, discusses cybersecurity in agriculture and best practices on the farm. 

July 11, 2022
WASDE Report Analysis

Senior economist with the International Grains Program at K-State, Guy Allen, gives producers an in-depth look at the commodities market on a global scale by analyzing the latest WASDE report – he specifically gives valuable details on the current world wheat market and what that means for us here in the United States. He also provides additional information on the strengthening of the U.S. dollar and the volatility of the current global freight market. 

June 14, 2022
Eric Atkinson Caps 39 Year Career as Host of Agriculture Today - Samantha Bennett Takes Over As Host of Agriculture Today

00:01:00 – Samantha Bennett Discusses Her Role as the New Host of Agriculture Today: Samantha Bennett shares her aspirations for the Agriculture Today program as both a radio broadcast and a podcast in the years ahead, continuing the mission of K-State's service to agriculture.

00:12:00 – The Driving Forces Behind the Success of Agriculture Today: Eric Atkinson reflects on the nearly century-long history of agricultural radio programming, the drivers behind its success, and the rich experience it's been in getting information out to agricultural producers and others in the industry.

00:23:00 – Final Thoughts from the Host of Agriculture Today: Eric Atkinson offers some final thoughts as he caps a nearly 40 year career as the host of Agriculture Today

June 10, 2022

Recent Videos

Title Author Date Downloads
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
Winning the Game Grain Marketing Webinar - August 30

Audio

August 30, 2022
Kansas Fence Law Seminar

Audio

August 23, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - August 19, 2022

August 19, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - August 12, 2022

August 12, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - August 5, 2022

August 5, 2022
Global Cost Assessment of GNSS Outage to Agricultural Productivity

Presented to "Space Environment Engineering and Science Applications Workshop" - Ionospheric Impacts: Precision Agriculture

Terry Griffin's presentation begins at 1:43:50. 

August 2, 2022
Ukraine Update and Vegetation Signals and Conditions - Webinar Recording
Audio only: click HERE

July 19, 2022
Winning the Game Grain Marketing Webinar - July 15
Audio only: click HERE

July 15, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - July 15, 2022

July 15, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - July 8, 2022

July 8, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - July 1, 2022

July 1, 2022

Newsletters, Podcasts and Blogs

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

Recent episodes:

Episode 232: October 7, 2022 - Kelli Almes, Biosecurity Plans, Practitioner Response

Episode 231: September 30, 2022 - Monitoring Meat Demand, Nutrition for Fall Calving Cows, Pharmaceutical Updates

October 7, 2022
In the Cattle Markets (LMIC) October 3, 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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