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Seifried and Kohl's Midterm Essay
December 2017 Economic Year End grades
June 2017 Economic Midterm grades
December 2016 Economic Year End grades
July 2016 Economic Midterm grades
December 2015 Economic Year End grades

Dr. Ed Seifried

Dr. Ed Seifried is Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He also serves as Executive Consultant of the Sheshunoff CEO Affiliation Programs. He is a partner in Seifried & Brew LLC, a community bank consulting firm. Dr. Seifried has been very active in Agricultural Economics Training. He has made numerous presentations to agricultural groups both in the U.S. and abroad.

Seifried's Economic Chart for 2017
Seifried's Economic Chart for 2018


FOMC Report for December 18-19, 2018
FOMC Report for September 25-26, 2018
FOMC Report for July 31 - August 1, 2018
FOMC Report for June 12-13, 2018
FOMC Report for March 20-21, 2018
A Quick Review of the Economy in 2017:  Almost all Economic Indicators Improved-Except One!
FOMC Report for December 12-13, 2017
FOMC Report for Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2017
FOMC Report for September 19-20, 2017
FOMC Report for June 13-14, 2017
FOMC Report for May 2-3, 2017


Dr. David Kohl

Dr. David Kohl received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University. For 25 years, Dr. Kohl was Professor of Agricultural Finance and Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia. Dr. Kohl has traveled almost 9 million miles throughout his professional career! He has conducted more than 6,000 workshops and seminars for agricultural groups. Dr. Kohl regularly writes for Corn and Soybean Digest, and other ag lending publications.


Troubleshooting Matrix
12/26/18 Joint FinalEconomic Grades
Top Questions from the Road
The New Normal is the Old Normal
Big Picture Perspective
Time for Introspection:  What is Success?
Are you “Bankable” or not?
Critical Data Points and Assessments
Late Summer Observations
Quotable Quotes
Top of Mind


SDSU Economic Commentator
June 8, 2016 edition

SDSU Resources
2017 Land Value Survey Report
2016 Land Value Survey Report
2015 Land Value Survey Report
iGrow website (A service of SDSU Extension)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Agricultural Economics

Drought Monitor
Agricultural Economics Report

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