Jim Patrico

Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Jim Patrico

Jim Patrico and his wife Gretchen live in Plattsburg, Mo. They have five grown children and five grandchildren. Jim has won the American Agricultural Editors' Association Photographer of the Year award seven times and the Oscar in Agriculture writing award twice. He has also been named a Writer of Merit by AAEA, has a won a Henry R. Luce Award from Time Inc. and was named the Glenn Cunningham Agriculture Journalist of the Year by the North American Agricultural Journalists.

Jim directs our equipment coverage, coordinates our photography efforts and writes about key issues affecting you and your family.


More From This Author

  • On the shop side are two service and storage bays for equipment, and a mezzanine for smaller storage. On the house side, it contains a kitchen, dining room, entertainment space, a corner office with big windows and a wrap-around porch. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    America's Best Shops - 4

    This shop outside of Logan, Iowa, offers the comforts of a house with the utility of a shop. This is the fourth and last story in DTN/Progressive Farmer's series on America's Best Shops.