2022 July Newsletter

2022 July Volume 16  Number 6

Mid-Year Meeting

Thank You Attendees and Sponsors! And, Get Access to Photos and Interviews from Altoona

Thank you to all the members who attended the 2022 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting last month and participated in sessions. By all accounts it was a productive and fulfilling experience which set the table for the continuation of existing projects and the launch of new initiatives. Read more >

From The President

Productive Meetings Drive Our Progress

By Brent Kemp, AgGateway President and CEO

From its founding in 2005, AgGateway’s operations leaned heavily to the virtual environment, making as much use from teleconferences as possible. Those group telephone calls gave way to online meetings in the early 2010’s, and by 2019 almost all committee, council, and administrative sessions in any given year were remotely attended. Read more >

Portfolio Management Update

Successful MYM Creates Clear Priorities

By Jeremy Wilson, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, North American Director

The AgGateway North American Mid-Year Meeting generated a great release of creative energy from the volunteers who bring new ideas and drive the work on our various projects and initiatives in the Portfolio. While the organization was able to keep projects churning through virtual channels during the pandemic months, there’s truly nothing like getting together in person. Read more >

LATAM Update

MYM Report From Brazil

José Alexandre Loyola, Regional Director - Latin America

After two years of virtual-only gatherings, AgGateway’s Latin America region celebrated a return to face-to-face meetings on 7 June in Pompeii/Sao Paolo at the Shunji Nishimura Technology Foundation. Approximately 25 members were in attendance from a number of organizations. Read more >

AGIIS Enhancements

Will Your Idea be in Our Next Release?

By Chris Crutchfield, Member Services Program Manager

AGIIS, AgGateway’s Ag Industry Identification System, is continually being enhanced to meet the needs of users and the industry. Over the years, AGIIS has undergone a wide range of improvements and enhancements, many of which have come directly from the subscriber community. These changes have led to improved navigation, strengthened user access, the inclusion of additional data elements, and visibility to subset usage, as well as alterations to address government regulation and oversight. Read more >

Europe Update

AgGateway Europe Mid-Year Meeting Focuses on Farm Data Control

By Conny Graumans, AgGateway Europe Director

AgGateway Europe hosted its mid-year event for the region on 2 June at Syngenta’s headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Because of the pandemic, this was the first European face-to-face meeting for AgGateway members and non-members since November 2019. Read more >

Annual Conference

Gateway to Ag Careers Program Seeks Nominations

AgGateway is once again offering an opportunity for a limited number of students to attend its Annual Conference this fall at no cost. As a non-profit organization that highly values education for digital agriculture solutions, AgGateway will select several students nominated by professors and agricultural companies to be our guest at the event. Nominations are due by September 15. Read more >

Upcoming Events

Tech Hub LIVE Comes to Indy This Month, Members Save on Registration

The second Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo arrives at the Indianapolis Convention Center July 19-21, and AgGateway is once again serving as a Supporting Organization of the event. Members can take advantage of a special discount offer and save nearly 25% on an All-Access Pass to the conference. Read more >