Kathy Huting

Digital/Production Editor,
Penton Media

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


Take to the sky for high-tech field scouting 518
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 57
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 373
These apps will help your scouting process throughout the growing season.
Innovations in tool and accessory design from Milwaukee Tool 262
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.
Q&A with Monsanto’s CEO and CFO 408
Farm Industry News got some insights from Monsanto’s Hugh Grant, chairman and chief executive officer and Pierre Courduroux, senior vice president and chief financial officer in this Q&A session.
Soybean breeding tour at Monsanto's headquarters: Tackling SCN and Phytophthora 337

On Monday, editors were invited to tour Monsanto's headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., and see the work the company is doing in its Asgrow soybeans, particularly in fighting major pests and diseases which can be devastating to yields. Here is a look at the research being done at Monsanto to fight these yield-robbing problems.

The A to Z of technology changing agriculture 97
The complete A to Z list of technology changing the agriculture industry.
Continued wet weather in Indiana doesn't pose danger to yields at harvest - yet 50
Corn planting in Indiana is two weeks behind the five-year state average due to persistent heavy rains, but that hasn't yet posed a risk to yields at harvest.
2013 National Corn Yield Contest now open 7
The 2013 National Corn Growers Association's Corn Yield Contest is now open to corn growers.
Ugly pickup photo contest: Submit your entry now for a chance to win a prize 20

Every farmer has an old pickup truck on the farm that they just can’t part with for many different reasons. We are asking you, our readers, to submit photos of that old, ugly pickup truck from your farm, whether it’s still running or not. Photos can be submitted in one of two ways.

DuPont Pioneer doubles amount of Aquamax drought-tolerant corn hybrids for 2013 37


At a recent media event in Johnston, Iowa, DuPont Pioneer announced that it is doubling the number of Optimum AQUAmax drought-tolerant corn hybrids from 22 in 2012 to 44 in 2013. With the U.S. Drought monitor continuing to show drought as a major problem well into this month, more and more growers are asking about drought-tolerant hybrids, says Reed Mayberry, senior marketing manager, DuPont Pioneer. 

Candid moments at the 2013 National Farm Machinery Show 1

The National Farm Machinery Show attracts people from around the world to see the newest innovations in agriculture. For the young and old and everyone in between, the show is an unforgettable experience. Photos: Kathy Huting

New tractors, wheel rakes, fertilizer applicators and more from National Farm Machinery Show 2013


Farm Industry News editors hit the show floor early on the first day of the National Farm Machinery Show to find the newest and most popular products. Here's a sampling of what they found. 

Behind-the-scenes preview of set-up at the National Farm Machinery Show

Farm Industry News editors arrived early at the National Farm Machinery Show today to check out the new products on the show floor as the show staff put the final touches on the exhibitors' displays. Here is a sampling of what they saw. Check back at farmindustrynews.com to get updates from Farm Industry News on the newest products throughout the week.

2013 Buyer's forecast: Fuel 9

While there is no crystal ball for exactly predicting future fuel prices, experts expect that fuel prices in general will remain stable in 2013 and may even be slightly lower than 2012 prices.

Continuing Education
New Course

Accredited for 2 hours/CCA Soil & Water credits. The 2,000 member...

Keeping crop protection chemicals on the crop for which they are intended has been a...

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×