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Mar 14, 2022

  • Cattle Market Report: Price Trends Amid Geopolitical Turmoil
  • Oil Price Trends and Potential Impact on Ag Producers
  • The Livestock Risk Protection Insurance Program


00:01:00 – Cattle Market Report: Implications of Cattle Herd Inventory: Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University provides this week's cattle market commentary: he talks about how the current price trends relate to the geopolitical turmoil abroad and the increasing economic stress in this country, and he looks at the cattle herd inventory implications of the drought either worsening or easing up this year


00:12:00 – Oil Price Trends and Potential Impact on Ag Producers: K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl shares his new analysis of oil price trends relating to the war in Ukraine, and what they imply for agricultural producers...he looks at the global sources of oil the U.S. typically leans on, and offers his outlook on oil prices for the rest of the year


00:23:00 – Livestock Risk Protection: Indemnity Payout: K-State risk management economist Jenny Ifft continues her series on price risk management for cow-calf producers...this time, with a closer look at the indemnity payout expectations from Livestock Risk Protection revenue coverage



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