Getting Started

If you want to connect with a trading partner for the first time there are plenty of resources to support you. We work directly with members to determine their best options for getting connected.

  1. Are you a member of AgGateway? If not, consider joining so you have full access to all of the materials in this section. 
  2. Browse through some of AgGateway's 2-page case studies to see how others have benefited from connectivity. 
  3. Watch an 18-minute webinar on eBusiness readiness that can help your organization understand what you’ll need to do to prepare for making digital connections. Click here. 
  4. To find out which member companies are connected electronically, and which companies are capable of specific messages, members can use our eConnectivity directory here.
  5. For those who want hands-on assistance from AgGateway, we offer “enabling services” which includes guidance on next steps and can include project management assistance. Interested in these services? Just email us at
  6. For members who have limited technical resources to make connections, consider our Allied Providers. These AgGateway member companies are data service providers that build and support digital information management systems and accompanying services. Many have assisted AgGateway members in getting connected and can be hired to assist you. Contact Member Services for a current list of AgGateway's Allied Provider members. 
  7. For a brief introduction to digital agriculture, review the white paper, “eBusiness Fundamentals for the Agriculture Professional; Why eBusiness is Essential to Today’s Agricultural Businesses,” by Jim Wilson, AgGateway Chief Technology Officer. 
  8. Explore the rest of this “Get Connected” section for additional information and access to resources (see menu upper right.). 
  9. At any time, feel free to contact AgGateway’s Member Services desk for assistance at or call +1 (866) 251-8618.