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Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Beef Company Marketing Claims FAQs

by Katie Lybarger et al.


Publication describes the marketing claims that beef cattle producers may want to use to describe their beef. Some claims are regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture. 2 pages, color.

Published Date: Apr 2023

Legal Requirements for Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Beef Sales

by Katie Lybarger et al.


Publication describes the relevant licenses and inspections Kansas beef cattle producers may need to sell their beef directly to consumers. The three main pathways are: custom exempt; sales only in state of Kansas; or sales in Kansas and other states. 2 pages, color.

Published Date: Apr 2023

Focus on Feedlots: Kansas Feedlot Performance and Feed Cost Summary: 2019 Annual Review

by Justin Waggoner


Annual and seasonal trends in cattle performance, cost of gain, and commodity prices summarizing monthly reports from 2017-2019. 8-page, color.

Revision Date: Sep 2020

Production Records for Cow/Calf Producers

by Sandy Johnson Bob Weaber


Production records that may be valuable for cow/calf producers with tips for selecting a record-keeping system and software. 4-page, b/w.

Published Date: Aug 2016

Kansas Prescribed Burning – Rules and Regulations

by Roger A. McEowen Carol Baldwin


This publication allows persons engaged in prescribed burning activities to accurately assess the risks of prescribed burning, and provides attorneys with the necessary information to properly advise clients. 4 pages, color.

Published Date: Aug 2022

Balance Sheet--A Financial Management Tool

by Kevin L. Herbel Robin Reid


Balance sheets provide valuable insight about your farm business. Learn more about this financial management tool in this publication. 4-page, b/w.

Revision Date: Dec 2017

Income Statement--A Financial Management Tool

by Kevin L. Herbel Robin Reid


An income statement is a financial statement that measures the success of a business for a period of time in terms of net income or loss. Learn more about this financial tool in this publication. 4-page, b/w.

Revision Date: Dec 2017

Important Farm Business Terms Defined -- Finance

by Michael R. Langemeier Rodney D. Jones


provides definitions of important farm business terms.

Revision Date: Oct 2005

Transition Planning: 12 Steps to Keep the Family Farming

by Duane Hund Bryan Schurle Bryan Schurle Rodney D. Jones


How to transfer management of a farm to the next generation. Families should establish goals and objectives, and understand that procedures may change to fit needs of the new managers. Decide who will be in charge, and who will do what tasks. Review finances and other assets. 4 p.

Published Date: Nov 2012

How Much Debt Can a Farm Carry?

by Michael R. Langemeier


explains the debt-servicing capability of a farm business.

Revision Date: Nov 2011

Cash Flow Projection for Operating Loan Determination

by Robin Reid Kevin L. Herbel


This updated publication explains the use of a cash flow statement, which records the dollars coming in and the dollars going out of a business. 4 pages, black and white.

Revision Date: Sep 2018

Decision Considerations for Expiring CRP Contracts

by Carol Blocksome Rodney D. Jones Kevin L. Herbel


Conservation Reserve Program landowners have options, including: keeping land under CRP contract, using land for crops, or using land for forage and/or livestock production. 4-page.

Published Date: Mar 2008

Farm and Ranch Strategic Planning (Visioning and Goal Setting)

by Rodney D. Jones Sarah L. Fogleman


Plans with an overriding vision and a specific mission for the organization will provide a solid foundation for the business and provide guidance for day-to-day activities.

Published Date: Oct 2005

Important Farm Business Terms Defined  Business Structures

by Rodney D. Jones Michael R. Langemeier


Describes sole proprietorship, general and limited partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies as structures for farm businesses.

Published Date: Oct 2005

Checklist for Agricultural Employers in Kansas

by Sarah L. Fogleman


Information to make employers aware of some of the regulations and requirements that apply to them. 4-page, b/w.

Revision Date: Oct 2007

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