Katie HumphreysManaging Editor

A career as an agricultural journalist was a natural fit for Katie after growing up on a diversified livestock operation. While attending the University of Missouri–Columbia and pursuing a degree in agricultural journalism, she had internships with the Missouri Farm Bureau and the Missouri Pork Producers Association and was managing editor of The Rural Sociologist. In college, she received first place in the National Association of Agricultural Journalists’ student writing contest and first place in the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow’s national critique for her photo story. During her senior year, she was an intern for Farm Journal, and after graduation

A career as an agricultural journalist was a natural fit for Katie after growing up on a diversified livestock operation. While attending the University of Missouri–Columbia and pursuing a degree in agricultural journalism, she had internships with the Missouri Farm Bureau and the Missouri Pork Producers Association and was managing editor of The Rural Sociologist. In college, she received first place in the National Association of Agricultural Journalists’ student writing contest and first place in the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow’s national critique for her photo story. During her senior year, she was an intern for Farm Journal, and after graduation

Articles By Katie Humphreys

Who's Next in Line?
Aug 06, 2020

4 Options for a Farm Operation Without a Successor

Leaving a legacy is sometimes complicated by the unknown of who’s next in line. Adam Kline, an attorney who hails from an Indiana farm, shares four options for a farm operation without a successor.

Farm Journal Test Plots: 2019 Plot: total flex and at what stages
Jul 29, 2020

Farm Journal Test Plots: Psst ... Your Corn Has Something to Share

Study leaf structure and ear type to refine hybrid selection

Hagie sprayer
Jul 02, 2020

Fungicide Q&A With Missy Bauer: Use on Later-Planted Beans & Timing

Farm Journal Test Plot results on fungicide use and return on investment on later-planted soybeans, timing and product type.

John Deere X9 combine and C16F folding corn head
Jun 15, 2020

New from John Deere: Combines and Headers

John Deere introduces high-capacity X Series combines that automatically adjust to maximize grain harvesting under changing conditions as well as new draper, corn and belt pickup headers.

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May 01, 2020

New Video Series Salutes the Frontline of the Food Chain

To recognize the resilience of scientists, farmers, truck drivers, shelf stockers and countless others, BBC’s Follow the Food series will look at how those in the food industry are keeping us fed during the pandemic.

FJ Test Plots: Starter Hits the Spot
Mar 11, 2020

Farm Journal Test Plots: Starter Hits the Spot

Dual placement ensures nutrients reach roots to weatherproof early season growth

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Feb 13, 2020

Great Plains Releases a New Line of Min-Till Folding Box Drills

The Great Plains box drill legacy continues with a new line of min-till folding box drills. The BD7600 Series is offered in two- and three-section models ranging from 26' to 40'.

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Jan 29, 2020

Farm Journal Test Plots: One-Two Punch for SCN and SDS

Genetics coupled with treatments offer protection and yield benefits.

Field Makeover Improves Soil Health and Profits
Dec 27, 2019

Field Makeover Improves Soil Health and Profits

Restoration takes time, but the effort yields bushels