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

ARA Wants Retailers to Dream Big at Conference

Kelly MarshallAg Group, ARA, Events

The Agricultural Retailers Association will be hosting their annual conference and expo in Orlando, Florida- a place known for magic.  The keynote speaker will be conjuring up a little of that enchantment as he presents his message on leadership and world-class customer service. Lee Cockerell is a retired Disney executive, a man in charge of 73,000 team members who daily created … Read More

Soil Health Partnership Field Days Come to Close

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Conservation, Education, Events, Soil, Soil Health Partnership

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) field days are coming to an end for this growing season after the series hosted 40 different events in eight states throughout the summer. The events were mainly hosted by farmers enrolled in the program and had regular cooperation from local groups, and were held with the intention of spreading the word about cover crops, … 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

Ag Infrastructure Challenge Launched at #RuralSummit

Joanna SchroederAEM, Agribusiness, Audio, Events

The inaugural Infrastructure Summit took place yesterday in Ames, Iowa with big news – the launch of the agriculture Infrastructure Vision 2050 (IV2050) Challenge. The news was delivered by Lief Magnusson, President, CLASS Global Sales Americas and Chair of the Association Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) who sponsored the summit with support from Agri-Pulse. IV2050 is a thought leadership initiative focused on … Read More

AgCatalyst Offers Advocacy Conference

Kelly MarshallEvents

Connecting with consumers is more and more a part of a farmer’s job description, and that comes with all its own challenges and opportunities.  For those interested in effectively telling the agri-food story the third AgCatalyst marketing and communications conference is being held in Minneapolis on November 1-2.  You can see detail and register here. This value-packed two-day event is … Read More

2016 Quivira Conference to Address Soil

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Events, Soil

The 2016 Quivira Conference is coming up in November.  From the 9-11 in Albuquerque, New Mexico speakers will be addressing soil issues.  With a theme “Lights, Soil, Action!” and featuring speakers like Dr. Temple Grandin and Wes Jackson attendees will have the opportunity to learn about real-wold projects that are making a difference. Thanks to more than three decades of innovation … Read More

Demand Grows for Sustainability Certification

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Events, sustainability

It won’t shock the agriculture community to know that the demand for sustainability certification is rapidly increasing.  The International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) is the leading certification system for sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions worldwide and they are an approved system by the third-party accrediting body, American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ISCC is growing quickly, with more than 45 US companies … Read More

Bayer Showcase Tours Offers Products + Education

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Bayer CropScience, Events

Daren Bohannan is a Technical Development Representative for Bayer and he took some time to talk with AgWired’s Jamie Johansen about Bayer’s first annual Showcase Plot Tours in central Illinois. The tours allow growers and retailers to get out in the field and see Bayer’s products in action. They’ve got everything from seed treatments and herbicides, to the Liberty Link … Read More

CAPA Endorses PrecisionAg Conference

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Agribusiness, Events

The Coalition to Advance Precision Agriculture (CAPA) is supporting the first-ever PrecisionAg Vision Conference.  The event will be held in Pheonix, Arizona on October 18-20, 2016. “Precision is at the intersection of so many issues we’re facing in agriculture today – efficient use of nutrients and making sure those nutrients stay put, minimizing spray drift, helping farmers maximize efficiency, scouting … Read More