St. Louis, Missouri

Speaker Details

InfoAg 2016

Newell Kitchen
Soil Scientist
USDA-Agricultural Research Service
243 Agricultural Engineering Bldg.
Columbia, MO 65211
Newell R. Kitchen is a Soil Scientist with the Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research Unit of the USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Columbia, MO, and an Adjunct Professor with University of Missouri. He is recognized for developing soil management and agronomic solutions to issues associated with within-field soil variability. Research highlights include relating spatially-measured soil sensor data to soil characteristics and crop productivity, producing tools for delineating within-field management zones, and developing strategies for variable-rate N fertilizer application. Kitchen's research is documented in more than 270 technical publications, including 90 journal articles and 9 book chapters.