Katie Honnette

Blogger, Farm Industry News

Katie Honnette is a farmwife, freelance writer and work-at-home mom. Growing up on a farm, she fell in love with agriculture and finds great joy in living it – and writing about it. Katie graduated from South Dakota State University with a journalism degree and does freelance writing and editing. However, most days you’ll find her outside working on projects around the farm, doing photography, taking a walk down the gravel road or pretending she knows how to garden.

Posts by Katie Honnette

Severe drought compared to drought of 1988

Headlines throughout the media are comparing the intensifying drought we are experiencing to the drought of 1988. Considered the worst drought year....More

A sense of safety

Nothing quite compares to life on the farm. In the morning, when the first rays of sun filter down on the growing corn and the quiet dooryard, and....More

It's time for baling season

Temperatures hit a humid, 98 degrees this week and you know what that means: it’s baling season. I don’t know why, but invariably, it....More

Handwriting on the wall

My husband Jordan and I are the fifth generation to live on the family farm. His great, great grandfather settled the homestead a century ago. Over....More

The trouble with too much rain

With over six inches of rain in the past month in many parts of the Upper Midwest, farmers are enduring one of the wettest springs in years....More