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USDA Grain Numbers

The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, reviews the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report released yesterday, and what it says about international grain trade prospects...he says the numbers on world wheat production and available stocks are the headliner of this report.

July 13, 2021
Updated Estimates on ARC-County Crop Program

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid announces that K-State's county-level estimates on ARC-county crop program payments for 2020 production have just been updated...she'll tell how to access those via an interactive map found at the AgManager.info web site.

July 7, 2021
Financial Benchmarking Tool

K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about using financial ratios for benchmarking the economic performance of one's farm or ranch operation...she has just updated K-State's benchmarking tool that allows producers to compare their financial status to that of peers around the state, using the very latest Kansas Farm Management Association data.

June 24, 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.

Related podcast from Dr. J's Beef: https://drjsbeef.libsyn.com/forage-risk-management-programs or https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/drjsbeef/Episode_4_prf.mp3.

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
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
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 2020...how 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 investments...it'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 available...it 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 land...it'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

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