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

New tool ID's weeds

A new smartphone app developed by the publishers of Farm Industry News aims to help you spot trouble early for best treatment....More

Rules keep farmers grounded

Popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles for ag continue to rise, current lack of rules slows the process....More
Google Glass

Wearing your next computer?

Google launches Android Wear, Samsung has its own take on the smartphone watch and Apple is apparently tinkering with a few things as well....More

Data Conversations

Data privacy concerns aside, the power of the information you gather will be more valuable if it is aggregated with others....More

A different kind of tech challenge

Companies like Bayer CropScience are struggling to find qualified folks to take on the opportunities of agriculture - key acronym to remember? STEM....More

Changing buying approaches?

During conversations at the National Farm Machinery Show last week we picked up on what may be an interesting trend....More

Here we go

Big shows kick off 2014 with new tech, trends and hot products for your farm....More

Crisis shows value of the smartphone

We rely on technology more than we even know, and it's a darn good thing....More

Talking tech all the time

It's winter meeting season time and my chance to talk with farmers....More

Tech event wraps up in Las Vegas 

No, we didn't attend the Consumer Electronics Show, but we're picking up some interesting information....More

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