2023 July Member Updates

2023 July Volume 17  Number 6

From the President

Celebrating a Productive Six Months

By Brent Kemp, AgGateway President and CEO

The first half of this year felt like everything moved at 100 miles per hour – maybe faster. So fast in fact that we closed out some working groups at the June Mid-Year Meeting in Iowa, USA. The pace of completion left Jeremy, Ben, and I to wonder what else was left in the pipeline. We shouldn’t have worried – you all came up with at least five ideas for new work. Read more >

Portfolio Update

Mid-Year Progress Report and Paths Forward

By Ben Craker, Portfolio Manager

As expected, the AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting in Altoona, IA was jam-packed with workgroup activities. Several working groups are in the final stages of wrapping up their deliverables after the sessions, and some new efforts have been identified that we are in the process of organizing and standing up new working groups to move forward. And it was great to have everyone together in person – it fostered some excellent networking done outside of the meetings. Read more >

AGIIS Insider

Education to Expand at Annual Conference Following Successful Mid-Year Sessions

By Chris Crutchfield, Member Services Program Manager

Driven by feedback from AgGateway membership and AGIIS users earlier this year, the Mid-Year Meeting in June provided an additional emphasis on a deeper dive educational track around the Ag Industry Identification System (AGIIS). Read more >

Europe Region Update

Mid-Year Meeting a Success

By Conny Graumans, AgGateway Europe Regional Director

Some 35 agriculture-industry leaders from throughout Europe attended AgGateway’s Mid-Year Seminar on 22 June. I’d like to personally thank BASF, and especially Udo Kaempf, for hosting the meeting the BASF Visitors Center in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Read more >


2023 Gateway to Ag Careers Program Open for Nominations

AgGateway is pleased to once again partner with the AgCIO Roundtable to support the Gateway to Ag Careers program. University professors and advisors as well as representatives from agriculture companies are encouraged to nominate a deserving undergraduate student who is focused on agriculture technology, or technology with an interest in learning more about opportunities in our industry. Up to 10 students will be selected from all nominated individuals to be our guest at the AgGateway Annual Conference in Nashville this November. Read more >