Missouri Farm/Agribusiness Management Network NewsletterFebruary 2000
"Management Factors: What is Important, Prices, Yields, Costs or Technology Adoption?" By Terry Kastens, Kevin Dhuyvetter, and Heater Nivens, Kansas State University. (Briefpap2.pdf)
This file outlines trends in fixed and variable lending rates for agriculture. The data here was taken from the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank.
Texas A&M University and Kansas State University entered into a joint venture three years ago to build Extension risk management programming materials. This link is to the publications derived from this relationship. The entire lot of information is available as a notebook for a fee; however, you can access all risk management articles directly from this web site for free. (Risk Management Handbook)
These publications are in the development by Mary Sobba and Joe Parcell as MU Guide Sheets; however, given the considerable interest in flexible cash rental arrangements this information is being disseminated in unfinished Guide Sheet form to help persons better understand how flexible lease options work.
Outlined in this document are the 2000 Missouri projected cost of production for corn, soybean, wheat, and milo.
Outlined in this document is the 2000 Northern Missouri projected cost of production for conventional, waxy, high-oil, and white corn. An overview of specialty corn markets is given and net return comparisons are given between the different specialty corn crop alternatives.
Retained Ownership Opportunities (KSU Livestock Management Update)
This document is created at Kansas State University as part of the Department of Agriculture Economics Monthly Ag Update publication. Dr. Rodney Jones, KSU Livestock Farm Management Specialist, provides historical returns to feeding out cattle, projected breakeven costs for feeding out cattle, and sensitivity analysis of breakeven costs relative to cost of gain and purchase price.
Iowa Swine Cost of Production Projections and Historical Returns (Estimated Livestock Returns)
Dr. John Lawrence of Iowa State University, Extension Livestock Economist in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University, provides a monthly update of profitability in the livestock sector with particular interest here is the historical and projected returns from producing hogs.
This file contains summary data and charts on historical and seasonal commodity price trends for Missouri and U.S. prices. This summary contains information on livestock, grain, and vegetable prices.
Survey results pertaining to the Usage of precision agriculture and precision agriculture services in Missouri
Developing a Farm Newsletter
Trends in the Missouri Swine Industry
The information presented in this publication is intended to help persons make better decisions, which could impact profitability. The Department of Agricultural Economics, Commercial Agriculture Program, University Outreach and Extension, or College of Food Agriculture and Natural Resources does not accept responsibility for decisions made that negatively impact individual profitability.