Norm Teegardin started in the fields and grew his software from what he learned there. He has always been dedicated to making growers’ jobs easier and making their work more efficient through the application of new software and technology. His company, Farm Works, was the first agricultural software company to have a web site. Now, they are a leading provider of GPS collection software to more than 6000 users in 21 languages. Teegardin has, for years, been sponsoring and providing softward for 4-H clubs and FFA groups. He is a believer in lifelong learning and ensures there is training available wherever the Farm Works software is for sale.
The success that Teegardin has encountered has been built by his dedication to consumers and his drive to help others. Teegarding has revolutionized the recordkeeping of an industry, he has helped to standardize agriculture hardware and software, and is now being recognized by those closest to him.
“I am especially honored to be receiving this award as I was unknowingly nominated by my peers and employees,” says Teegardin.