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 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

UAVs a reality in Europe too

Precision measurement on the fly is appealing, but the rules are astounding....More

Winding down but not overwhelmed

Well-organized display space makes it easy for visitors to sample just what they need at Agritechnica....More

Better safety signs needed? 

Europe may have safety signage right, but is two better than one?....More

Farm show exhibitors work to get visitor attention

At Agritechnica, with so many exhibitors and visitors, companies have to cut through the clutter in interesting ways....More

Familiar faces make trip overseas

You never know who you'll meet when you're traveling overseas....More