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Department of Agricultural Economics

Research

Ranging from basic studies to in-depth problem solving application, our research addresses a variety of issues and areas, including farm management and production economics, agricultural and food marketing, international trade and development, community development, policy, agribusiness, natural resource and environmental economics, agricultural finance, and teaching pedagogy and assessment.

Listed below are some recent publications. For a complete list, see the annual reports on the right side of this page, or the faculty and graduate student pages in the Directory. 

Ajewole, K., T.C. Schroeder, and J.L. Parcell. “Price Reporting in a Thin Market.”  Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 48(2016)04:345-365.

 

Newman, C.C. and B.C. Briggeman. “Farmers’ Perceptions of Building Trust.” IFAMR 19(2016)3:57-76.           

 

Wolf, C.A., G.T. Tonsor, M.G.S. McKendree, D.U. Thomas, and J.C. Swanson. “Public and Farmer Perceptions of Dairy Cattle Welfare in the United States.”  Journal of Dairy Science 99(2016)7:5892-5903.

 

Pokharel, K. “Selecting the Correct Model for Project Evaluation: Comment on Impact of Sustainable Soil Management Practices on Household Food Security in Ramechhap District, Nepal.” International Journal of Social Sciences and Management 3(2016)2:81-86.

 

Pokharel, K. “Demand Analysis for Non-Alcoholic Beverages Consumption in the United States.” International Journal of Social Sciences and Management 3(2016):38-46.

 

Sant'Anna, A.C., A. Shanoyan, J.S. Bergtold, M.M. Caldas, and G. Granco. “Ethanol and Sugarcane Expansion in Brazil: What is Fueling the Ethanol Industry?” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 19(2016)4:163-182.

 

 

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Regmi, M. and K.P. Paudel. “Impact of Remittance on Food Security in Bangladesh.” Food Security in a Food Abundant World: An Individual Country Perspective (Frontiers of Economics and Globalization). A. Schmitz, P.L. Kennedy and T.G. Schmitz, eds. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 16(January 2016):145-158.

 

Sant’Anna, A.C., G. Granco, J.S. Bergtold, M.M. Caldas, T. Xia, P. Masi, T. Link, and W. Lorenzani. “The Challenges of the Sugarcane Expansion: The Perception of Producers and Landowners in Goias and Mato Grosso do Sul.” In: Forty Years of Ethanol in Brazil: Hide or Confront the Crises? Santos, G. (Org.) Brasilia: IPEA, 2016.

Bergtold J.S., A.C. Sant’Anna,N. Miller, S. Ramsey, and J.E. Fewell. “Water Scarcity and Conservation Along the Biofuel Supply Chain in the United States: From Farm to Refinery.” In: Peterson J.M. and J. Ziolkowska, eds. Competition for Water Resources: Experiences and Management Approaches in the US and Europe. United States: Elsevier. ISBN: 9780128032374, 2016.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS AND

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

Ajewole, K. “Price Reporting in a Thin Market.” NCCC-134 Conference, Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting and Market Risk Management, St. Louis, MO, April 18-19, 2016.

 

Appuhamilage, B.P., M.D. Ehmke and C. Jones-Ritten. “A Supply-side Analysis of the Pollination Industry Cost and Revenue Structures in the Northern Rockies.” Canadian Agricultural Economics Society-Western Agricultural Economics Association Joint Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, June 21-24, 2016.

 

Schwab, B.B. and R. Armah. “Could 'Ag for Nutrition' Efforts Sacrifice Food Safety? Evidence from Eid-al-Adha.” Missouri Valley Economic Association 53rd Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St. Louis, MO, October 27-29, 2016.

 

Dennis, E.J., T.C. Schroeder, and D. Renter. “Eliminating Arrival Antibiotic Treatment Economic Impacts on US Feedlots.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Dennis, E.J. and T.C. Schroeder. “Branded Beef and Its Impact on the Wholesale Demand for USDA Quality Graded Beef.” Canadian Agricultural Economics Society-Western Agricultural Economics Association Joint Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, June 21-24, 2016.

 

Ekong, O. “An Assessment of factors influencing the profitability of broiler production in Ghana.” Missouri Valley Economic Association 53rd Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St. Louis, MO, October 27-29, 2016.

 

Embaye, W.T., J.S. Bergtold, B.B. Schwab, and A. Shanoyan. “Farm Training and Farm Productivity in Armenia: A Cluster Analysis.” K-State Research Forum, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 30, 2016.

 

Embaye, W.T., Y.A. Zereyesus, and F. Tsiboe. “Impact of Shocks and Remittance on Vulnerability to Poverty in Bangladesh.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

 

 

Zereyesus, Y.A., W.T. Embaye, F. Tsiboe, and V. Amanor-Boadu. “Implications of Non-Farm Work to Vulnerability to Food Poverty-Recent Evidence from Northern Ghana.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Hendricks, N.P., E. Er, and M.R. Taylor. “Better Predictions of Land Values Using Machine Learning.” Risk and Profit Conference, Department of Agricultural Economics, Manhattan, KS, August 18-19, 2016.

 

Hodjo, M. “Corn and Rice Response to Price, Policy, and Climate Factors in Togo.” Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 6-9, 2016.

 

Kim, Y. and D.L. Pendell. “How Crop Insurance Affects Farm Business Survivability.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Kotchofa, P. and K.L. Ross. “Factors Influencing the Beans Consumptions in Sub-Sahara Africa:  Case of the Urban Consumers in Zambia.” Missouri Valley Economic Association 53rd Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St. Louis, MO, October 27-29, 2016.

 

Lee, J.Y. and J.A. Fox. “The Effects of Allowing Substitutes on Bidding Behavior in a Private Value Experimental Auction.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Han, D.B., R. Nayga, J.Y. Lee, and Y.W. Choi. “Consumers’ Valuation of Rice Grade Labeling.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

McKendree, M.G.S., G.T. Tonsor, and C.A. Wolf. “Similarities and Differences of Animal Welfare Perceptions between U.S. Cow-Calf Producers and the Public.” Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 6-9, 2016.

 

McKendree, M.G.S. and G.T. Tonsor. “Pass-through in the United State Beef Industry: An Update and Expansion.”  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

McKendree, M.G.S. and G.T. Tonsor. “How Downstream Market Changes Impact Cattle Producers.” Risk and Profit Conference, Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, August 18-19, 2016.

 

Miller, N.J., J.S. Bergtold, and A.M. Featherstone. “Estimating Elasticities of Substitution using Data Envelopment Analysis.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

Griffin, T.W., N.J. Miller, K.L. Herbel, G.A. Ibendahl, A. Sharda, I.A. Ciampitti, and B.P. McCornack. “Adoption and Utilization of Precision Agriculture Technology.” Risk and Profit Conference, Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, August 18-19, 2016.

 

Miller, N.J., J.S. Bergtold, and T.W. Griffin. “Technology Decisions.” Agriculture Today, Extension Radio Interview, Kansas State Research and Extension, Manhattan, KS, October 11, 2016.

 

Pates, N.J., and N.P. Hendricks. “Additionality in Payments for Environmental Service Contracts with Technology Diffusion.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Pokharel, K. and A.M. Featherstone. “Examining the Productivity Growth of Agricultural Cooperatives.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Pokharel, K. and A.M. Featherstone. “A Nonparametric Approach to Estimate Multiproduct and Product-specific Scale and Scope Economies for Agricultural Cooperatives.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Hendricks, N.P. and K. Pokharel. “Agricultural Subsidy Incidence: Evidence from Commodity Favoritism.” Department of Applied Economics Seminar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, September 7, 2016.

 

Quintana-Ashwell, N.E., J.M. Peterson, and N.P. Hendricks. “Optimal Groundwater Extraction under Stochastic Climate Change.” Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Breckenridge, CO, June 9-11, 2016.

 

Ramsey, S.M., J.S. Bergtold, E. Canales, and J.R. Williams. “Farmers’ Risk Perceptions of Intensified Working Conservation Practices On-Farm.” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Regmi, M., O. Obembe, and J.S. Bergtold. “Efficiency Evaluation of Rice Production in Bangladesh.” Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 6-9, 2016.

 

Khanal, A., K.H. Koiral, and M. Regmi. “Do Financial Constraints Affect Production Efficiency in Drought Prone Areas?  A Case from Indonesian Rice Growers.” Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 6-9, 2016.

 

Sant’Anna, A.C. “What is Driving the Sugarcane Expansion in Brazil?  A Look at Internal and External Factors.” Canadian Agricultural Economics Society-Western Agricultural Economics Association Joint Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, June 21-24, 2016.

Sant’Anna, A.C. “Analyzing Sugarcane Production Contracts in Brazil:  What do the Farmers Really Want?” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016.

 

Griffin, T.W., G.A. Ibendahl, and J. Stabel. “Kansas Farm Profitability Persistence:  Do Top Farms Remain Top Farms.” Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 6-9, 2016.

 

Torrez-Galeano, C.R., N.J. Miller, T.W. Griffin, and S.M. Ramsey. “Precision Ag Technology.” Agriculture Today, Extension Radio Interview, Kansas State Research and Extension, Manhattan, KS, December 13, 2016.

 

Wilson, C.L. “Analysis of Egg Consumption and Production Issues: A Study of Ghana.” Missouri Valley Economic Association 53rd Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, October 27-29, 2016.

The following documents include lists of publications and presentations by those in the K-State Department of Agricultural Economics.

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