Jodie Wehrspann

Senior Editor, Farm Industry News

Jodie has been a journalist for 15 years, specializing in machinery, technology and precision farming. Prior to Farm Industry News, she worked as a research analyst/editor for Rockwood Research, the former research arm of Farm Journal Media.

Jodie has won numerous writing awards including the Master Writer Program Award, Level IV, from the American Agricultural Editor's Association (AAEA). She has also been recognized for her technical writing skills by the American Society of Business Publication Editors and the Minnesota Magazines and Publications Association. Jodie is an active member of AAEA and currently serves on the board.

A former native of Montevideo, MN, Jodie earned a B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota and a Masters degree in Business Communications from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.

Posts by Jodie Wehrspann

The largest field robot in the world

A new gantry-style robot by German tech company LemnaTec is changing the way hybrid crops are found and developed....More

Poster aims to get you thinking 'safety'

June is National Safety Month. While you may not think of farming as very dangerous, it is actually one of the most dangerous jobs in the United....More

AgDNA among Top 10 innovative companies

Farm-focused app we covered has gained greater attention in a national ranking of all apps. Ag gets noticed....More

Time to drive a Tweel?

Industrial innovation in rolling tech provides flat-free performance while also offering as smooth ride....More

FIN Follow-up: NutrientStar nutrient assessment tool

System for evaluating nutrient management tools moves ahead. We offer an update on progress being made by the Environmental Defense Fund, which has....More

Calculating the value of digital agriculture

Recently, we published a Q&A interview with Arama Kukutai, managing director of Finistere Ventures, a venture capitalist company specializing in....More

Must-have planter add-on?

Is a data logger the new tool everyone must use when they hit the field?....More

10 trending topics from Commodity Classic

It's been a busy week here in New Orleans, LA, at Commodity Classic, the annual convention and trade show of the National Corn Growers Association,....More

Your next farmer

Every farmer has a daughter, rhetorically speaking. And, if you’re lucky, many of those daughters will grow up to be farmers....More

Big-name players join FarmLink advisory board

Just two weeks after releasing its benchmark report on missed crop revenue opportunities, data analytics company FarmLink announced the creation of....More