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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  • On Friday, USDA released tables prepared for its Agricultural Projections to 2028 report, which will be released in full in February. The report called for an increase in corn and wheat plantings and a decline in soybean acreage. (DTN file photo by Nick Scalise)

    USDA Long-Term Projections

    USDA on Friday released tables showing long-term acreage, supply and demand forecasts for the next decade. While DTN Analyst Todd Hultman says it's important to treat the estimates with...

  • USDA began mailing out about $3 billion in safety net payments for the 2017 crop this month, less than half of what it issued in 2016. (DTN file photo)

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  • China's tariffs cast a fog over this year's soybean harvest, especially in the Northern Plains, as farmers put soybeans in storage and wonder how long they'll have to hold on to them. (DTN photo by Elaine Shein)

    Tariff Realities - 1

    China's 25% tariff on U.S. soybeans is forcing dramatic changes to the grain supply chain, and in the Northern Plains, the market signals are telling farmers to put soybeans in storage -- a dramatic reversal of typical harvest...

  • Soybean prices well below most farmers' break-evens points means more bushels are destined for storage, and experts say farmers need to be proactive to make the most of potential marketing opportunities. (DTN file photo)

    Tariff Realities - 4

    As farmers fill storage space with soybeans this fall amid the trade dispute with China, experts say there are ways to minimize downside risk and earn the carry offered in the futures market.

  • Farmers Genny Haun, Kenton, Ohio, and Kyle Krier, Claflin, Kansas, are reporting on crop conditions and agricultural topics throughout the 2018 growing season as part of DTN's View From the Cab series.

    View From the Cab

    As soybean harvest closes in, View From the Cab farmers Kyle Krier and Genny Haun race to get caught up on other tasks. In Kansas, that means putting up the latest cutting of alfalfa. In Ohio, it's work on waterways and seeding...