Joel Reichenberger

Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Joel Reichenberger

Joel Reichenberger has been hired as Senior Editor for The Progressive Farmer. Joel will oversee the photography of the magazine as well as reporting on precision agriculture, soil health and other topics.

He grew up on a wheat farm in south central Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University, majoring in print journalism, electronic journalism and history. Joel has reported on agriculture from around the world working as a freelancer, and for the last 15 years has been a full-time sportswriter and photographer for several newspapers. He lives in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Jacki, and daughter, Lydia.

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  • Parts are in short supply this summer and will remain so through harvest and perhaps into next spring. This could make timely repairs difficult for farmers. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    5 Options to Weather the Parts Shortage

    Pandemic-fueled supply shortages are a problem across agriculture and could haunt farmers this harvest season. Proper preparation and knowing where to look for replacement parts could help in a pinch.

  • It can be difficult to prove return on investment for new technology or equipment, but some farmers are finding strong bang for their bucks. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Keep the Good Times Rolling -- 6

    With grain growers looking at some of the best profits in years, they're looking for smart ways to spend it. Farmers and experts share their thoughts on the best machinery or technology investments.

  • Experts say farmers are looking at profits of 30% or more this growing season, but only if they pull the trigger and make a sale. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Matthew Wilde)

    Keep the Good Times Rolling - 4

    Tremendous opportunity accompanies current high corn and soybean prices, but farmers only capture those profits when they sell grain. Experts explain the major factors farmers need to take into account to make the most of...