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

  • Brian Martin's work to improve his family farm's soils is paying off. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Listen to the Land - 5

    Young farmer Brian Martin doesn't believe he has to settle for the soils his family has farmed for three generations.

  • Brian Martin's work to improve his family farm's soils is paying off. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Listen to the Land -- 9

    Young farmer Brian Martin doesn't believe he has to settle for the soils his family has farmed for three generations.

  • Brian Martin's work to improve his family farm's soils is paying off. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Listen to the Land - 9

    Young farmer Brian Martin doesn't believe he has to settle for the soils his family has farmed for three generations.

  • Ron Makovicka and his son, Brad, use soil moisture monitors to take the guesswork out of scheduling irrigation applications. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Listen to the Land - 3

    Nebraska farm uses technology to conserve groundwater for future generations.

  • Ron Makovicka and his son, Brad, use soil moisture monitors to take the guesswork out of scheduling irrigation applications. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Listen to the Land - 3

    Nebraska farm uses technology to conserve groundwater for future generations.