2021 May Newsletter

2021 May Volume 15  Number 4


AgGateway Meetings

Join Us for AgGateway Education and Action Week, June 14-17

AgGateway will hold an “Education and Action Week” June 14-17, with a series of free, informative and interactive webinars. AgGateway members and others in the industry are encouraged to pick and choose from the offerings; each session will last about 45 minutes. The week’s activities are meant to provide valuable information and action steps on connectivity projects in place of a face-to-face Mid-Year Meeting this year, since many companies continue to restrict travel due to the pandemic. Read more >


Energy Sales

AgGateway Works on Standards for Energy Product Sales; Provides Value Calculator

An AgGateway group of agricultural retailers, distributors, energy suppliers and software solution providers is setting the standards to improve the speed and efficiency of data exchange in the shipping and receiving of energy products (e.g., refined fuels, liquified petroleum, grease and lube products), and is inviting other interested parties to join the effort. Read more >


Portfolio Management Center

May Working Group Round-Up

Here’s a brief summary of Working Group activities this month, starting with the latest news. Read more >


AgGateway Resources

New ADAPT Releases

AgGateway’s ADAPT Oversight Committee continues to make steady development progress on ADAPT. On April 14 AgGateway made the following releases:

  • ADAPT Framework v2.4.0, which includes:
  • Added ContextItems in OperationData and new type in OperationTypeEnum=DataCollection

Read more >


Latin America

Focus on Seed Traceability, Climate Data and Connectivity

We welcomed two important new members in April, who will certainly collaborate and add a lot to AgGateway’s activities in the Latin America region:

  • AgriHub: This is a Brazilian innovation network in agriculture and livestock, which identifies the problems of rural producers and connects them to start-ups, mentors, technology companies, researchers and investors to develop solutions and promote the best adjustment of technologies to the field in the State of Mato Grosso.
  • BPSAP: The Brazilian Association of Companies Providing Services in Precision Agriculture.

Read more >


Join a Discussion on Increasing Member Value

AgGateway’s Member Advisory Panel invites all members to join a discussion on ways to continually improve the value AgGateway is delivering to its members.

To help us achieve this objective, we are looking to employ a modern approach called Human-Centered Design, or Design Thinking. This is a creative way to problem-solve, where the people we are designing for get involved in the process to gain true insights and get the best outcomes. For those of you who have not taken part in a process like this, you are in for a fun and exciting experience! It is highly engaging, and we hope that you gain some problem-solving techniques you can take back to the office. Read more >

Member Services

How to Talk about AgGateway

Have you ever needed a quick summary of AgGateway’s mission and benefits to share with a colleague or trading partner? Or maybe you need a few slides about AgGateway to drop into a presentation you’re giving… or a video or flyer on AgGateway activities. We have a central location on the AgGateway website for these resources, which we call the Communications Kit. Read more >

Industry Events

Upcoming Events

AgGateway is proud to be partnering with and/or participating in these upcoming events:

Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo – July 20-21, Des Moines, Iowa, USA From seed to retail, advancements in digital and precision technology systems present exciting new opportunities to capitalize on. Tech Hub LIVE is a full-spectrum event broadly addressing the issues and market segments in data-driven precision agriculture and digital technology, with particular focus on the Midwestern United States. The forum aims to bring together the suppliers, practitioners, and technology enablers who are leading this evolution and empowering the future of agriculture. Tech Hub LIVE is more than an event—it’s a community. Sign up to receive Tech Hub LIVE updates at www.techhublive.com.

Women in Agribusiness Summit – September 21-23, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (Virtual Option Available) – The Summit provides the latest on industry trends and outlooks in an interactive forum, as well as the opportunity to network with the sector’s most influential executives and decision-makers. WIA is an international community of women who are passionate about agribusiness and sharing industry knowledge to help professional women know their business better. Enjoy content, networking, and camaraderie.

2021 ARA Conference and Expo – “Saddle Up for Success”, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Watch for details soon on the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) flagship event.

Questions? Contact Member Services at +1 (866) 251-8618, or Member.Services@AgGateway.org.