Jul 31, 2019
• Producers can assess their financial status with a free online analytical tool
• Two August meetings for farmers in cooperative leadership positions
• The day's agricultural news headlines
• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
00:01:30 – Benchmarking Farm Financial Status: K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about an on-line analytical tool that agricultural producers can use to assess their financial status via benchmarking...comparing their operations to those of their peers in their region of the state: that tool has just been updated with the latest economic information from the Kansas Farm Management Association.
00:13:00 – Cooperative Leadership Opportunities: The director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center at K-State, Brian Briggeman, and the chief executive officer of the Kansas Cooperative Council, Brandi Miller, look ahead to two informational meetings that will be held consecutively in August: the K-State Symposium on Cooperative Issues and the K-C-C Leadership Roundtable...these are designed for farmers in cooperative leadership positions and agricultural cooperative managers and employees.
00:24:30 – "Stop, Look and Listen": K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.
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