AgricultureCOVID-19 and Agriculture
A series of online gatherings on Thursday evenings at no cost, hosted by K-State Research and Extension ag economics specialists. Join your fellow ag producers and agribusiness owners via Zoom to discuss the challenges this unprecedented event is presenting to us. Dates and topics include:
- Thursday, March 26 – 7 p.m. - Further Updates on the Macroeconomy
- Thursday, April 2 – 7 p.m. - Grain Markets and Planting Intentions
- Thursday, April 9 – 7 p.m. - Ongoing Effects on Livestock Markets
- Thursday, April 16 – 7 p.m. - Effects on Land Values
In addition to the primary topics, specialists will be available to help answer questions and to discuss other topics. Each online gathering will include a short presentation and the opportunity for participants to discuss and ask questions. Feel free to register for one or all gatherings. Registration is required and limited to the first 300 people.
Programs We Offer
We provide a variety of information, classes, workshops and demonstrations for agriculture producers large and small with the goal of increasing production, profitability, and environmental protection. Many of our agriculture programs are held during the late fall and winter. Generally, field tours are held in the spring and summer.
How May We Help You?
Having issues with a crop field? Bring us a sample plant to look at, or have us come take a look! Need a soil sample? We will gladly send your soil sample to the lab, write recommendations, and discuss your results with you when we get them back! Not sure what to feed your livestock? Give us a call! We can work with you and your goals to develop a ration that will meet the nutritional needs of your livestock.
Impact of Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors on the Sedgwick County Economy
|Impact Type ||Employment||Value Added||Output|
|Total Effect ||11,224||$923,455,562||$2,550,653,893|
1,360 farms accounting for 496,568 acres
$118.9 million in crop and livestock sales in 2017
Data according to the USDA 2017 Census of Agriculture
CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF SEDGWICK COUNTY