Agricultural Economics Extension Department of Agricultural Economics - Main

Department of Agricultural Economics Extension


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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July 8, 2014
Dr. Jody Campiche and Dr. Rod Jones
Dr. Jody Campiche provided an update on the 2014 farm bill commodity programs and discussed the OSU/KSU commodity and crop insurance decision tool. Dr. Rod Jones covered the current market outlook and situation for wheat, corn, soybeans, and cattle.
(Farm Bill Update - PPT)
(Commodity Markets - PPT)

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May 19, 2014
Dr. Dave Shideler
Dr. Dave Shideler discussed upcoming Extension events related to Community Development and he provided updates on existing Extension community development projects such as Stronger Economies Together and retail trade analysis. Lastly, Dr. Shideler discussed some Extension programs on the horizon and is seeking input about them (e.g., Farmers’ Market manager training, hydraulic fracturing impact/adaptation materials, and drought impacts on local economies).

(Current Issues in Community Development -PPT)

Dr. Brian Whitacre
Dr. Brian Whitacre presented new sources of information about broadband availability and adoption across Oklahoma. He talked about his most recent research on broadband access and the rural economy, and listed the related e-commerce trainings he offers across the state.
(Economic Development Update(-PPT)

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