2024 April Member Updates

2024 April Volume 18  Number 3

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From the President

Members Drive our Success. What’s your AgGateway Success Story?

By Brent Kemp, President and CEO

Across the farming regions in both hemispheres, this is a time of hope and optimism. Up north, fertilizer applicators and planters cross carefully prepared fields to initiate the growing season, while farmers in the south look out over hectares of mature crops, anticipating a bountiful harvest. Read more >

Portfolio Update

Setting the Table for Mid-Year Meeting

By Ben Craker, Portfolio Manager

With Spring officially in the air, newly started working groups are getting their footing while other efforts are beginning to wrap things up. All eyes are on our next milepost – the June Mid-Year meeting – when we will get together in person and review what progress has been made and what new areas need to be addressed. Read more >

AGIIS Insider

Messy Subset? We Have Resources That Can Help!

By Chris Crutchfield, AGIIS Product Manager

We often think of Spring as a time to get things cleaned up and organized. Now that Spring is finally here, what better time than now to get your AGIIS subset in order? For some, this can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t need to be. We are here to help and can point you to several resources within AGIIS to help you easily add, update, and remove entities from your subset. Read more >

Mid-Year Meeting

Preliminary Agenda Now Available

The AgGateway Conference Committee is pleased to share the preliminary agenda for the 2024 Mid-Year Meeting, June 10-12, at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. Read more >

Mid-Year Meeting

Sponsor Discount Deadline Expires This Week

Want to make a demonstrable commitment to advancing digital connectivity? Sponsoring one or both of AgGateway’s annual events provides your organization with access to high-value, high-visibility opportunities to engage meeting attendees while supporting the association’s important work. And if you act now, you can earn an early commitment discount. Read more >

Project Highlight

Gauging Interest in Mix Ticket Message Update

By Ben Craker, Portfolio Manager

The importance of efficiency and accuracy in mixing and blending of inputs continues to make news in ag media, and it has been a front and center priority at AgGateway.

A few years ago, an AgGateway Working Group took on and completed the dispensing work order and dispensing work record messages, which are commonly referred to as Mix Ticket. The goal of this effort was to standardize the interface between member’s software systems and the process control systems that run mixing and blending machinery. Read more>

Connectivity 101

ISO: Why it Matters

By Jim Wilson, AgGateway Chief Technology Officer

If you’ve been following along with AgGateway Working Groups and Committees, you have likely noted more buzz around ISO standards being tied to AgGateway activities. But what exactly is ISO, how does it work, what are the touchpoints with AgGateway, and what does it mean for members? Read more >

Upcoming Events

2024 Mid-Year Meeting

10-12 June 2024

Prairie Meadows, Altoona, IA

2024 Annual Conference

11-13 November 2024

Austin, TX