9-04-21 America's Land Auctioneer

Episode Twenty-nine
America’s Land Auctioneer and Pifer’s Land

Kevin Pifer, America’s Land Auctioneer, is joined by co-host Steve Link, Broker for Pifer’s Auction & Realty and Pifer’s Land Management.  The two hosts share recent information from bank surveys conducted by Federal Reserve District members.  Many are reporting strong farm profits with lingering concerns on the horizon caused by drought and high input costs.

 America’s Land Auctioneer, is joined by Dr. Frayne Olson, Crop Economist/Marketing Specialist with the North Dakota State University Extension and Director of the Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives.  Dr. Olson details the amount of carry-over stock available for corn, soybeans and wheat and how this situation affects commodity prices. 

Dr. Olson who conducts educational programs and research in evaluating crop marketing strategies, crop outlook and price analysis, and the economics of crop contracting.  As Director of the Center for Cooperatives, he teaches a senior level course on cooperative business management and coordinates the Center’s research and outreach activities. Dr. Olson received his PhD from the University of Missouri in Agricultural Economics, and his M.S. and B.S. in Agricultural Economics from North Dakota State University.

Original Air Date: 
Saturday, September 4, 2021