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

Tech interest far from waning

Talking with groups the last couple of weeks I'm learning there's a lot to learn. Yet the benefits of that knowledge will bring a big pay-off....More

Tablet wars heat up in time for Christmas

The Apple iPad Air loses a lot of weight, Microsoft pushes the envelope with its Surface line and Nokia enters the tablet business....More

Missing a show, but not for long 

Farm shows bring their own individual style, and when you miss a regular it's a challenge. But another one always comes along....More

The future is ... biological

Crop protection companies are branching out and it's going to enhance how you control a range of pests....More

Keeping up to date 

Clouds, iPhones, Androids - all of them need updating, some are just easier than others....More

Making your iPhone new 

Apple releases new operating system for the iPhone that offers new look, added features....More

Taking bees seriously

Trip to Germany was an eye opener in a few ways....More

What excites a leading biotech researcher?

Robb Fraley, World Food Prize Laureate and Monsanto's Chief Technology Officer talks about the next-generation tech that has his interest....More

Looking at Big Data one plant at a time

Precision ag expert John Fulton offers a little perspective on just how much data farmers will be capturing in the future....More

Gaining equipment market perspective

Executives at major product events often offer insight to future plans....More

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