AgGateway Hosting eConnectivity Seminar

Kelly MarshallAg Group, AgGateway, Events

AgGateway’s Mid-Year meeting is coming up next month on June 12-15. This year’s event in Altoona, Iowa will feature an Ag Retail eConnectivity Seminar on Tuesday, June 13 from 10:00 to 3:00 pm. Ag retailers and service providers are encouraged to come and learn about the benefits of electronic connectivity in their businesses. “This seminar is an excellent opportunity for … Read More

Register Now for AgGateway’s Mid-Year Meeting

Kelly MarshallAgGateway, Events

Mark it on your calendar- June 12-15 is AgGateway’s Mid-Year Meeting in Altoona, Iowa. All are invited, from seasoned members to new professionals.  The event will offer networking opportunities and working group sessions, plus a half-day Ag Retail eConnectivity Forum for senior retail managers and directors. “The AgGateway teams will discuss advances in grain traceability, interoperability for precision agriculture, efficiencies for the … Read More

ARA Encourages Use of AgGateway’s ADAPT Toolkit

Kelly MarshallAg Group, AgGateway, ARA, technology

Precision agriculture doesn’t come without its share of frustrations; getting systems to “talk” to each other is certainly one of them. Now the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is encouraging the use of AgGateway‘s ADAPT toolkit to allow multiple formats to share data across software applications. “We encourage manufacturers to integrate the ADAPT framework in their offerings, and to leverage the … Read More

AgGateway Announces 2017 Leadership

Kelly MarshallAg Group, AgGateway

AgGateway is ready to move forward in 2017.  The organization, which now claims more than 230 member companies, recently announced its Board of Directors and Leadership positions for its 12th year in promoting and expanding eBusiness in agriculture. The new year also brings an updated organizational structure to accommodate recent growth.  This makes it possible for council leaders to focus on their … Read More

AgGateway Recognizes Leaders

Kelly MarshallAg Group, AgGateway

Last week at the 2016 annual conference, AgGateway recognized the efforts of individuals and companies on behalf of eBusiness in agriculture. Dennis Daggett, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at ProAg, received the AgGateway Ron Storms Leadership Award, the organization’s top honor. The award recognizes repeated, outstanding efforts by an AgGateway volunteer member in promoting collaboration among AgGateway teams and … Read More

John Deere Encourages ADAPT Toolkit

Kelly MarshallAgGateway, Agribusiness, Connectivity, John Deere

One of the focuses of last week’s Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City was AgGateway‘s new ADAPT Toolkit.  John Deere was a leader in creating the ADAPT program, and they’re making sure the software developers at the conference have the information they need to put it to use. Chip Donahue told Chuck Zimmerman that Deere has developed their own plug-in for the system … Read More

Manufacturers Encouraged to Implement ADAPT

Kelly MarshallAg Group, AgGateway

A dozen farm groups and organizations have united to ask Farm Management Information System (FMIS) companies to use the new AgGateway ADAPT framework.  ADAPT allows for interoperability between precision ag systems- a major benefit to growers. American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Barley Growers Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Cotton Council, National Farmers Union, National Sorghum … Read More

Annual AgGateway Conference in November

Kelly MarshallAgGateway, Events

This year’s AgGateway Conference is being held at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World, Orlando, Florida on November 7-10.  The program will focus on business and technological aspects of eConnectivity.  Attendees can expect interactive, technical sessions; a business track; general sessions; networking; and productivity and customer service through eConnectivity.  Early bird registration ends October 14. The conference is expected to … Read More

Manufacturers Enhance Ability to Use Precision Ag

Kelly MarshallAg Group, AgGateway, Connectivity

My family just lost a full day of harvest when our precision monitor wouldn’t play nicely with the combine, but AgGateway says that is nearly a thing of the past.  A group of equipment manufacturers will soon be releasing products to enhance connectivity across different systems, regardless of brand. “I’m excited to announce the commitment by a lead group of companies … Read More

Register Now for AgGateway’s Annual Conference

Kelly MarshallAg Group, AgGateway, Events

Be part of AgGateway’s Annual Conference.  This year’s event will be held on November 7-10 at the Renaissance Orland at Sea World in Orlando, Florida.  The theme for this year is “eAgriculture-Using Collaboration and Connectivity to Cultivate Success.” The conference will be attended by hundred of business and IT professionals from across the ag industry.  The conference will cover ongoing … Read More