2018 Mid-Year Meeting

Register now for the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting, June 11-14, in Prairie Meadows, Altoona, Iowa!

Some highlights of this year's meeting:

  • Excellent networking opportunities
  • General Session Speaker: Jim Krogmeier of Purdue University discusses blockchain technology and how it can used in agriculture
  • First-time attendee luncheon 
  • Interactive Council and Committee Sessions
  • First face-to-face meeting of the new Traceability Working Group 
  • Quick Connect” session: face-to-face meetings between you and your trading partners to move implementation forward; and opportunity to talk with companies who have made connections and advise on how to get started (see below).

Quick Connect Session
Tuesday June 12, 1:00-5:20 pm

This session gives ag retailers, distributors, manufacturers and their software vendors the opportunity to meet face-to-face and determine next steps in establishing electronic connections. 

  • Streamline transactions in such areas as price sheets, sales reporting, booking, delivery, invoicing and inventory management, in order to cut costs, and to boost efficiency, accuracy and productivity. 
  • The session will include an overview of eConnectivity and what some of the challenges are in making connections. 
    Participants will also have the opportunity to talk with companies who have made connections, who can advise them on how to get started. 
  • Organizations involved in the session planning include the Ag Retailers Association, The Equity, Growmark, Ceres Solutions, Syngenta, Elemica, WinField/United, Co-Alliance, Key Cooperative, and Land O' Lakes. All companies are welcome to participate and set up meetings. 

The Quick Connect Session is included in registration for Mid-Year Meeting, so all participants will also need to register for Mid-Year Meeting. Mid-Year Meeting registration is just $175 for both AgGateway members and non-members. The special hotel rate at Prairie Meadows available until May 22 is $109/night.

About AgGateway's Mid-Year Meetings

The Mid-Year Meeting provides multiple opportunities for council gatherings and critical face-to-face project and task team meetings that advance the organization’s annual initiatives. This working meeting of the AgGateway organization is focused on making progress on initiatives currently underway. Additional activities, networking opportunities and educational seminars are planned for attendees and sponsors.

Attendees: Over 250 industry professionals, many of whom are very active on committee and council work. Companies interested in participating in ongoing industry projects and initiatives are encouraged to send representatives to add their voice and ideas.

Our 2018 Mid-Year Meeting Sponsors

As of May 18, 2018

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors



Bronze Sponsors

General Conference Sponsors