Agricultural Economics Extension Department of Agricultural Economics - Main

Department of Agricultural Economics Extension


January 13, 2014
Scott Clawson and J.C. Hobbs
Scott Clawson presented “Evaluating the Expansion Decision” which covered what to pay, underlying financing, and expansion alternatives given the current situation in the beef industry as well as looking into the future.and J C. Hobbs provided an update on the tax issues of weather related sales of breeding livestock and tax management tools that can be used after year end.
(Evaluating Expansion-PPT)
(Tax Issues -PPT))

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November 12, 2014
Dr. Damona Doye
Dr. Damona Doye discussed insights from the Census of Agriculture on changes in the structure of agriculture over time: farm size, farm operations, farm ownership, etc. Results of the 2012 Census were released early this summer. Some highlights of changes in Oklahoma farm demographics were discussed along with guidance on how to find county level data.
(Census Data - PPT)
(Land Values - PPT)

Roger Sahs
Roger Sahs discussed current trends in Oklahoma land values for both pasture and crop lands plus expectations for future price trends.
(Land Values - PPT)

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September 9, 2014
Mr. Jim Robb
Mr. Jim Robb, director of the Livestock Market Information Center (LMIC), discussed current events involving the cattle and beef sector, what is driving the market and market outlook.

Note. I apologize that the introductory comments were lost for the first few minutes.
(Jim Robb Bio- DOC)
(Cattle Markets - PPT)

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