Kathy Huting

Kathy
Huting
Digital/Production Editor,
Penton Media

Digital/Production editor for Farm Industry News magazine and farmindustrynews.com.

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New heavy-duty skid-steer loaders from Mustang 4
The new vertical-lift skid-steer loaders from Mustang feature Tier 4-compliant diesel engines.
5 apps for calculating harvest loss, nutrient removal and more on the farm
These five apps will help you calculate everything from how much nutrients you may be losing, to determining the right planting population on your farm.
Taking nitrogen technology to the next level 4
Getting the most out of N is increasingly important for a crop production budget. Enhanced efficiency N is available in two ways: stabilizers and controlled release. Both types of technology help maximize nitrogen’s availability to a crop.
FMC acquires sustainable ag research firm; announces partnership with Chr. Hansen 1
The partnership with Chr. Hansen, a biosciences company, will result in development of biological crop protection products. And the acquisition of the Center for Agricultural and Environmental Biosolutions (CAEB) will lead to an enhanced research pipeline to develop new patented technologies.
Monsanto announces acquisition of The Climate Corporation 4
Climate Corporation's weather technology will be rolled into FieldScripts as a result of the acquisition.
New baler handles more than just hay

New Holland’s newest baler now has an option for handling more than just hay. The Roll-Belt 560 features a specialty crop option with the company’s new ActiveSweep 82 in. tine-to-tine width pickup, which allows for baling crop residues beyond the normal dry hay and straw, like corn stalks and heavier grasses. The new feeder mechanism tines are arranged in a “W” pattern that New Holland says results in a 20% capacity increase.

Touring a high-tech dairy farm in Uruguay

As part of the IFAJ pre-Congress tour in Urugay, a group of 20 journalists from around the world visited a very high-tech dairy farm. The Talar dairy company in Uruguay was started by Juan Carlos López Mena, who had a dream of helping to provide food to the world. In 2006, construction on the dairy farm began and by 2008, they started milking cows. The farm occupies about 6,800 hectares (about 16,800 acres) for dairy and feed production.

A night at a famous Uruguayan farm
Estancia Las Rosas is one of the most diversified and well-known farms in Uruguay. Get a look into how this incredible farm is run and meet its owner, Belgian Princess Leatitia.
Word on the farm from 3 Midwestern growers 70
Three Midwestern growers share the ups and downs of 2013 and look into plans for next year.
Ergonomics behind tool design 146
Milwaukee Tool makes upgrades for ease of use.
6 apps for identifying weeds, pests and more 70
With all the apps available for agriculture, we break these six down for you as great ID tools for your farm.
Take to the sky for high-tech field scouting 248
There’s no ignoring the buzz surrounding UAV use in precision agriculture, but it’s important to understand how the buzz got started. The potential in the crop scouting process to identify problem areas in fields almost immediately will provide major opportunities for farmers and agronomists in the future. While FAA restrictions still apply, farmers should learn more about this technology and the types of UAVs available, which vary widely in features and cost.
The Spectrum of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Agriculture 35
Agriculture is said to be the next big benefactor of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. Here, Farm Industry News provides a sampling of these systems.
7 smartphone and tablet apps for scouting 362
These apps will help your scouting process throughout the growing season.
Innovations in tool and accessory design from Milwaukee Tool 220
Milwaukee Tool has tackled common challenges customers face when using tools, and while some of the innovations may seem simple, they've made a big difference in the company's tool and accessory lineups.
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