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

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

Digesting Technology 

It's pretty amazing where we've come with tech in just the last five years....More

Innovative cooperative works on customer engagement

Creation of an innovative website allows an Ohio group to build stronger relationships with key customers....More

Tax planning more important than ever

From capital purchases to higher farm income you probably have a lot on your mind....More

Purchase deadline approaching

The Section 179 deduction is a beautiful thing, and time is running short to take advantage this year. As for next?....More

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