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

Top 10 topics being discussed in ag engineering circles

As a card-carrying member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), I recently received a reminder to register for....More

Who’s who of grain carts: Is it Brandt, Brandt, or Brent?

  When shopping for grain carts, it’s easy to get confused about who makes what. Especially when it comes to the three Bs: Brandt,....More

June crop report from Ohio

Ohio farmer and Farm Industry News product tester gives a crop report and details on his new horizontal grain dryer....More

Team FIN report: How the wet spring has affected one farmer’s buying decisions

Team FIN member Daryl Bridenbaugh of Pandora, OH, says that his fields were so wet that he couldn't haul manure out into them, and he ordered a new....More

Coming soon: High-voltage tractors

  Electric farm tractors are closer than we think. This week the Agriculture Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) issued a news release....More

Vertical tillage implements being demonstrated in Kansas

  On Monday, May 23, K-State Southwest Kansas Research-Extension Center is hosting a spring field day, where vertical tillage equipment will....More

Next-generation farm machinery: 3 technologies industry is working on

To get an inside look at what the farm machinery industry is working on, Farm Industry News editor Karen McMahon and I travelled to Waterloo, IA,....More

2011 Agricultural Machinery Conference report: Ag equipment innovation difficult

In downtown Waterloo today, automotive designer Clyde Foles spoke before a crowd of 300 agricultural engineers on the topic “Innovation: Why....More

New tool for precision nutrient application

  One evening before dinner at the 2011 Commodity Classic, I had the pleasure of visiting with National Corn Growers Association’s....More

New red and yellow row-crop tractors

This month AGCO added a 290 PTO horsepower model to its 2011 Massey Ferguson 8600 Series and Challenger MT600D Series high-horsepower row crop....More

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