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AgGateway in the News

We’ve gotten good coverage of recent press releases on the working agreement between AgGateway and USDA, the upcoming Mid-Year Meeting, benefits of AGIIS, and more. Below is just a sampling, plus a few mentions of AgGateway in other news.

AgGateway, USDA Announce Data Gathering, Reporting Agreement
Agri-Marketing, May 2, 2018 –AgGateway and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have forged an agreement …Specifically, the collaboration is designed to provide both parties with the opportunity to better serve the American farmer by: 1) Aligning USDA and AgGateway data elements and data standards; and 2) Developing procedures within the USDA that align with the use of precision ag technology and data used by producers and agri-businesses. 

AgGateway, USDA team up on data projects for agWorld Grain, May 1, 2018 - AgGateway and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have forged an agreement to work together on data projects to benefit U.S. ag producers in the transition to digital agriculture.

AgGateway Encourages Use of Standard Identifiers with AGIISPrecisionAg, Apr 11, 2018 - AgGateway, the non-profit organization with the mission to promote and enable the industry's transition to digital agriculture, is offering an incentive to further boost use of standard identifiers in electronic communication.

Register now for AgGateway's Mid-Year Meeting, June 11-14 in Altoona, Iowa Farm Forum, Apr 12, 2018 - Registration is now open for AgGateway's Mid-Year Meeting, June 11-14, at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa, just outside of Des Moines. The meeting will provide valuable insights and networking to better enable the industry's transition to digital agriculture.

Jeff Griffeth Appointed to LightStream's Board of Directors, May 4, 2018 - Mr. Griffeth has served as Pulaski County Extension Board President, State P-CARET President and has been involved with 4-H his entire life. He has held various leadership roles, including Operational Board President for AgGateway, a consortium of ag businesses in North America.

Grant awarded to accelerate data-driven innovation in ag Feedstuffs, Apr 25, 2018 - The FFAR grant has been matched with funding from Winfield United, Centricity, AgGateway, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Purdue University, for a total investment of $2.1 million. The goal of the project, called “An Open Source Framework & Community for Sharing Data & Algorithms,” is to accelerate innovation by building a community of collaborators that can apply computer science and data analysis principles to agriculture.

Creating an Ag Data Use Policy Precision Farming Dealer, Apr 20, 2018 - Source: Janzen Ag Law. …The first step in drafting a data use policy is to identify the types of ag data the company collects. It is amazing how many companies do not understand that this is key to building a contract for data collection. If you do not define what data you collect, the rest of the agreement is mostly worthless, since no one knows to what information the contract applies. (Ag Data Transparent and AgGateway have both published ag data categories that can help on this point).