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

FIRST LOOK: Versatile tractor on tracks?

Farm Industry News received an anonymous tip last month that Versatile would be coming out with a high-horsepower tractor on tracks. Well, now we....More

7 features automating planting

If it has been a few years since you’ve shopped for a planter, a whole new generation of automated features awaits you. Here are just a few....More

New combine buyer’s guide

U.S. combine sales spiked in October, following a 0.7% slump in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period in 2011, according....More

Top 50 innovations in agricultural engineering

This month Resource magazine, the official publication of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), published its list....More

How farmers buy crop inputs

In December, Farm Industry News will publish its 2013 Buyers’ Forecast issue, chockfull of predictions about pricing and supply of farm....More

Who is the best singer of the National Anthem?

Move over “The Voice.” FMC has found its own crop of young singers by hosting the “Anthem Singing Contest” to promote its....More

What’s your tillage IQ?

  I thought I knew a lot about tillage until I embarked on my last writing assignment: present readers with a roundup of new tillage tools....More

Case IH and New Holland announce final approach to fight emissions

And they say it couldn’t be done. Ever since the EPA came out with its latest emission guidelines, called Tier 4, most engine experts....More

2012 Farm Progress preview: What’s coming from AGCO

  With just one week before show time, we wanted to give you a sneak peek of some of the new products to be unveiled at the 2012 Farm....More

Self-propelled sprayers: Time to review the basics

  Self-propelled sprayers are out in full force on Midwest corn and soybean fields. So, we thought it would be a good time to review some....More

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