Katie Dehlinger

Farm Business Editor
Katie Micik Dehlinger

Katie Dehlinger grew up near the Illinois-Wisconsin border in Rockton, Ill., and graduated from the University of Missouri in 2009 with a bachelor's of journalism in news/editorial writing and minors in history and sociology.

She's filled a number of roles at DTN, including nearly five years as the Markets Editor, where she covered commodities markets and marketing strategies in addition to USDA report lockups. She spent several years as the Executive Producer for RFDTV's daily news programs, Market Day Report and the Rural Evening News. She's now back at DTN, this time as the Farm Business Editor, where her reporting focuses on tax and estate planning, farmland values, health care and other issues that affect farmers' bottom lines.

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  • Farmland auctions posted some of the highest prices since 2012 last fall, and amid continued expectations for low supply on the market and growing demand, experts expect land prices to continue to firm up. (DTN file photo by Elaine Shein)

    Best Blog of the Week

    Coronavirus-generated demand for land, whether it's to find a stable investment or a place to go when the city feels too crowded, lends firm tone to farmland market at start of 2021.

  • (Progressive Farmer image by Greg Latza)


    Every farm has its seasons. There's planting season, spraying season, harvest season and then, data season.

  • China had committed to purchasing $36.5 billion of U.S. agricultural products as part of the phase-one trade deal. By fall, the country turned to international markets to feed its rebounding hog herd amid a feedstock shortage. (Photo reprinted with permission of the Iowa Soybean Association)

    Top 10 Ag Stories of 2020 - 5

    No. 5 in DTN's yearly countdown of the top ag news stories looks at international trade deals. While China's seeming adherence to its trade agreement brought a jolt of bullishness and a sense of holiday cheer to the end of 2020...

  • (Progressive Farmer image by MKTGArchive Marketing Photo Collection)


    As harvest wraps up, now is a good time to revisit your marketing plan to help you manage risk going into the new year.

  • Businesslink

    It's precisely because 2020 has been so trying that we decided to make "Farm Strong: Strategies to Build Resilience" the theme of this year's DTN Ag Summit.