2018 Press Releases

2018 Press Releases

For media requests, contact Susan Ruland at +1 202-742-5967, ext. 10, or email Susan.Ruland at AgGateway.org. 

AgGateway Announces 2019 Leadership, Meeting Dates

Washington, D.C., December 19, 2018 – AgGateway has announced its 2019 leadership, including the directors of its Strategic Board and Operational Management Board, and leaders of its councils and committees. The non-profit organization fosters collaboration among its 200 member companies, and with global standards organizations and industry partners, to improve how agricultural information can be used to maximize efficiency and productivity. [...]


AgGateway’s ADAPT and ISOXML Plugin Receives 2019 AE50 Award

Washington, D.C., December 14, 2018 – The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named AgGateway’s ADAPT and ISOXML Plugin the winner of a 2019 AE50 award. AE50 awards honor the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products or systems for the food and agriculture industries. [...]


AgGateway Recognizes Leaders at 2018 Annual Conference

Joe Tevis of VIS Consulting Receives Top Leadership Award

Washington, D.C., November 20, 2018 – At its annual conference last week, AgGateway honored exemplary individuals and companies that are advancing the organization’s mission to enable the industry’s transition to digital agriculture. The honorees have all made substantial contributions that are enabling the industry to better access accurate information in order to maximize efficiency and productivity. [...]


Register Now to “Get Plugged In” at AgGateway’s Annual Conference,November 12-14 in Austin, Texas

Washington, D.C., September 12, 2018 – Registration is now open for AgGateway’s Annual Conference, “Get Plugged In”, coming November 12-14 to the Sheraton Austin Hotel at The Capitol, Austin, Texas. AgGateway's annual conference draws hundreds of business and IT professionals to discuss ongoing initiatives to help companies better manage and use agricultural information. Early registrants receive a significant registration discount. [...]


AgGateway Releases Brief Introductory Video on ADAPT, its Data Interoperability Solution for Agriculture 

Industry group provides direction for companies to use the open-source tool

Washington, D.C., June 28, 2018 – AgGateway has released a 2-minute introductory video that shares basic information on the AgGateway ADAPT Framework, an open source software project that is designed to simplify communication between growers, their machines and their partners. The video, which can be found at https://ADAPTFramework.org/adapt-videos, answers general questions about what ADAPT is and how it works. The goal of the video is to encourage software developers to adopt ADAPT within their products. Widespread use of the ADAPT framework will provide farmers with more choice in the systems they use while reducing costs for those systems to effectively “talk to each other”. The framework was developed within the non-profit AgGateway forum as a collaborative industry project, in order to tackle the long-standing challenge of seamless communication between systems. [...]


AgGateway’s Quick Connect Session in June Jump-Starts eConnectivity and its Benefits

Washington, D.C., May 3, 2018 – AgGateway will present a “Quick Connect” session featuring face-to-face meetings between trading partners at its upcoming Mid-Year Meeting in Altoona, Iowa, June 11-14. The Quick Connect Session, which gives ag retailers, distributors, manufacturers and their software vendors the opportunity to meet and determine next steps in establishing electronic connections, will take place June 12, 1:00-5:20 pm. These 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 meeting follows the success of the “Seed Quick Connect” session at AgGateway’s Annual Conference last fall.[...]


Register Now for AgGateway’s Mid-Year Meeting,
June 11-14 in Altoona, Iowa

Washington, D.C., April 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. Much of the meeting consists of open working group sessions where teams discuss ways to more efficiently exchange information in agriculture to maximize efficiency and productivity. [...]


AgGateway Encourages Use of Standard Identifiers with AGIIS Subscription Promotion

Washington, D.C., April 11, 2018 – AgGateway, the non-profit organization with the mission to promote and enable the industry's transition to digital agriculture, is offering a limited-time 25% discount on 2018 rates for its Ag Industry Identification System (AGIIS) service, as an incentive to further boost use of standard identifiers in electronic connectivity between ag trading partners. [...]


Precision Ag Irrigation Gets Major Boost as AgGateway Releases Proposed Standard to ASABE for National Review

Washington, D.C., March 19, 2018 – AgGateway has submitted its proposed irrigation data exchange standard to the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), a major achievement in precision agriculture to help growers manage data from their irrigation management systems. The standard is the result of AgGateway’s collaborative PAIL precision ag irrigation project, an initiative to help growers more easily evaluate their weather, soil and crop data to make more informed decisions about when, where and how much water to apply – resulting in smarter energy and water use, and lowering costs while protecting or improving yield. [...]

AgGateway’s ADAPT Releases ISO Plugin: Major Step Forward To Implement Framework for Interoperability in Precision Agriculture

Washington, D.C., February 6, 2018 — AgGateway’s ADAPT Framework, which is designed to make it easy for various hardware and software systems that growers use in their businesses to “talk to each other”, now has a new tool to help developers: the ADAPT ISO Plugin. AgGateway has released Version 2 of the ADAPT ISO Plugin, making it easier for Farm Management Information Systems (FMIS) to read and write data to/from displays and terminals that use the ISOXML specification. [...]

AgGateway and ResponsibleAg Offer New Capability for Rapid, Automated Look-Up of Certified Fertilizer Facilities

Washington, D.C., January 2, 2018 — AgGateway and ResponsibleAg have collaborated on new look-up functionality that allows fertilizer manufacturers, distributors and retailers to quickly and automatically confirm that fertilizer locations they are doing business with are certified for safe fertilizer storage and handling. Certified locations are now included in AgGateway’s Ag Industry Identification System (AGIIS), a database that houses agricultural reference data for industry subscribers. AGIIS is used widely by crop nutrition companies to provide location and product identifiers that allow for the automated exchange of data between agri-businesses. To access the new functionality, companies must be AGIIS subscribers and ResponsibleAg participants. [...]

AgGateway Announces 2018 Leadership, Meeting Dates

Washington, D.C., January 23, 2018 — AgGateway has announced its 2018 leadership, including the directors of its Strategic Board and Operational Management Board, and leaders of its councils and committees. The non-profit organization, which has more than 200 member companies, is moving into its 13th year in expanding how agricultural information can be better managed to maximize efficiency and productivity. [...]

Call for Participation: AgGateway’s 2018 Grain Traceability Proof-of-Concept

Washington, D.C., January 12, 2018 — AgGateway’s Precision Agriculture and Grain & Feed councils have issued a call for participation for a proof-of-concept initiative in AgGateway’s ongoing grain traceability project; the deadline is January 23 to express interest in participating. The Commodity Automation by Rail and Truck (CART) Project’s 2018 proof-of-concept will build on recent efforts related to commodity transfer from source container to target containers, duration of the transfer, and method of the transfer. [...]


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