Willie Vogt

Editorial Director, Farm Progress - Penton Media

For more than 30 years Willie Vogt has covered the "hardware and software" of agriculture from hard iron to biotech to crop protection. In this blog he'll deal with issues surrounding the challenges in agriculture from a number of perspectives. Challenge him, comment, and engage. And let's all enjoy the ride.

Posts by Willie Vogt

Young team making ag data headway

FarmLogs announced recently it crossed a significant milestone with 15% of the nation's row crop farms using its data platform....More

Ag firm thinking about the future

One family-owned company - Vermeer - has big goals, but they also have to get the transition right too....More

The march of the drones

Call them what you will - UAVs or drones - it appears the momentum is building in so many ways on this hotter than ever topic....More

Farm shows and exhibit science

There are a lot of ways to show equipment and at the Farm Progress Show I think we see them all....More

Dow AgroSciences Chief Looks Ahead with Optimism

Tim Hassinger, CEO, Dow AgroSciences, is looking beyond the short-term market....More

Innovator expands wi-fi product line

Ayrstone, maker of unique wi-fi antenna, pushes envelope with in-cab product....More

There's a new ag data player in town

Beck's is the latest player in the 'big data' farm market and its focusing on a key issue impacting producers: data ownership....More
Microsoft Surface Pro 3

8 tech news and video items to check out

The tech tools you'll be linking all that farm data to are changing. Here are some hot topics related to general tech you'll want to check out....More
Tech investment

Big crop, big opportunities

A big harvest has prices slipping, but farmers see the value of investing for the future....More
UAV software demonstration

UAV show offers plenty to see

One of the first unmanned aerial vehicle shows to offer visitors live demos draws interest....More

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