Newell Kitchen is a Soil Scientist with USDA ARS and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Missouri. He received his B.Sc. degree from Brigham Young University, M.Sc degree from University of Missouri, and his Ph.D. (1990) degree in Agronomy from Colorado State University. Dr. Kitchen Recognized for his research in integrated agricultural systems as related to precision agriculture systems, soil and water quality in agroecosystems, and nutrient management for improved fertilizer use efficiency. His research is documented in 300 technical publications (including over 110 peer-reviewed journal articles). He served as the 2011 President of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA).