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Economics Commentator

The Economics Commentator is a newsletter published by the Ness School of Management and Economics. It is written for farmers and ranchers, agriculturally-related and small-town business managers and public officials and policymakers. The newsletter provides recent market information, research findings and other information about economic conditions and changes in South Dakota.

558Complex Effects of Value-Added Livestock VenturesM. Diersen6/8/16
557Farmland Use Decisions in the Dakota’s: Key Results from the 2015 Producer SurveyL. Janssen, M. Luri, M. Chowdhury, H. Feng, & D. Hennessy11/20/15
556Price Discovery and Local Information in Cattle on Feed ReportsM. Diersen, S. Fausti9/25/15
555Economics Impact of the Diary Industry in South DakotaG. Taylor8/31/15
554Agriculture’s Roles in the South Dakota EconomyT. Holmquist, M. Diersen8/6/15
553Economic Impact of the Pork Industry on South DakotaG. Taylor4/17/15
552Economics Impact of the Beef Industry on South DakotaG. Taylor4/7/15
551Corn Use in South DakotaH. Brown, M. Diersen3/13/15
550Economic Impact of Agriculture on South Dakota 2014G. Taylor9/3/14
5492012 Agricultural Data in PerspectiveM. Diersen, C. Tschamda6/24/14

South Dakota 2014 Agricultural Land Values and Cash Rental Rates

Janssen, Dillivan, McMurtry5/29/14
547Forecasting Corn and Soybean Yields with Crop ConditionsN. Jorgensen, M. Diersen5/9/14
546Developing Planning Prices for CommoditiesN. Jorgensen, M. Diersen10/31/13
545South Dakota Agricultural Land Values and Cash Rental Rates, 2013Janssen, Pflueger, McMurtry7/26/13
544Insuring Corn in South DakotaM. Diersen1/4/13
543Economic Impact of Agriculture on South Dakota 2012G. Taylor11/26/12
542South Dakota Agricultural Land Market FactorsBurton Pflueger6/15/12
541South Dakota Agricultural Land Cash Rent Values, 2012Pflueger; Janssen6/6/12
540South Dakota Agricultural Land Values, 2012Pflueger; Janssen5/31/12
5392011 Corn Pest Risk Survey ResultsFausti; Lundgren; Opoku3/26/12
538Consumer's Willingness to Pay for Locally Produced Ground Beef: A Case StudyChang,
537Economic Impact of Agriculture on South Dakota 2011Gary Taylor12/21/11
536Economic Outlook Heading into 2012Opoku, Fausti12/15/11
535Reasons to Shop at a Local Farmer's Markets: A Survey Study in South DakotaChang, Warmann, Schultheiss, Richard12/8/11
534Hay Supply and Demand Balance SheetT. Opheim, M. Diersen9/8/11
533Economic Outlook for the Second QuarterOpoku, Fausti8/29/11
532South Dakota 2011 Crop Forecasts, Diersen7/7/11
531South Dakota Agricultural Land Values and Cash Rental Rates, 2011Pflueger, Janssen6/20/11
530Economic Outlook: First Quarter 2011Opoku, Fausti4/29/11
529Evaluating Women in Agriculture Training Programs in South DakotaCumber, Sugutt3/23/11
528Corn Pest Survey ResultsFausti, Lundgren, Opoku2/28/11
527Economic Outlook 2011Opoku, Fausti1/14/11
526Economic Impact of the Sheep Industry in South DakotaTaylor, Beutler1//7/11
525Economic Impact of the Pork and Dairy Industries in South DakotaTaylor12/17/10
524Real Economic Development Comes from EntrepreneurshipSwain11/10/10
523Economic Impact of Agriculture on South Dakota 2010Taylor10/29/2010
522Statistical Comparison and Economic Impact of the Beef Industry on South DakotaLi, Taylor9/29/2010
521Fall Crop Insurance ConsiderationsDiersen8/31/2010
520South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Factors 2010Pflueger, Janssen, Opoku7/15/2010
519South Dakota Agricultural Land Values and Cash Rental Rates, 2010Pflueger, Janssen7/8/2010
518Eating Local and Supporting the Farm CommunityChang, Langelett5/21/2010
517Tri-State Goat Meat Survey SummaryBeutler4/30/2010
516Twin Themes of Theodore W. SchultzJanssen4/19/2010
5152010 Prospective Plantings Report AnalysisMay4/5/2010
514Decoupling and Recoupling: Global Links to the US Business Cycle and Cattle Market FundamentalsSondey, Diersen1/31/2010
513Volatility RiskWang12/23/2009
512Economic Outlook November 2009Miller11/24/2009
511South Dakota Grain Elevators: Manage Characteristics and Impacts of EthanolHamda, Qasmi, Fausti9/22/2009
510Principal Component Analysis and Fall Crop MarketsLi, May9/21/2009
509Grain Elevator Industry RevisitedHamda, Qasmi, Fausti7/30/2009
508South Dakota Agricultural Land Values and Cash Rental Rates, 2009Janssen, Pflueger6/30/2009
507Economic Impact of Agriculture on South Dakota 2009Taylor4/16/2009
506Insuring Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat and Yield Ratios and IncomeDiersen, Dodson2/27/2009
505Economic Outlook February 2009Fausti, Adamson2/12/2009