2024 June Member Updates

2024 June Volume 18  Number 5

Mid-Year Meeting is Next Week!

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Join us in Iowa this summer!


Welcome New Members!

AgReliant Genetics LLC
1122 East 169th Street
Westfield, IN, USA,46074

7928 Soaring Oaks Dr
Walls, MS 38680

Minnesota Department of Agriculture
625 Robert Str. North
St. Paul, MN USA 55155

Kodai Watanabe
136 Josey Ave
Starkville, MS 39759

From the President

Collaboration, Cooperation Squeezes Out Every Ounce of Value

By Brent Kemp, President and CEO

Reuse before buy before build. AgGateway’s work follows this principle for information technology architecture. When Jeremy, Jim or I introduce AgGateway to others, some form of this concept is shared. “We don’t believe in reinventing the wheel.” “We don’t have a ‘not-invented-here’ mindset.” “If there’s a tool or standard that is well adapted for agriculture and our members’ needs, we’ll support it.” Read more >

Portfolio Update

Mid-Year Meeting Portfolio Preview

By Ben Craker, Portfolio Manager

The Mid-Year Meeting is often a milestone for working groups to either release their deliverables or launch a new project. This year is no different: the agenda is loaded with sessions and activities that will ultimately help to simplify data exchange across the agriculture value chain. Read more >

Latin America Region

Member Meeting Review, Planning for Agrishow

Learning, Networking at Agrotech 2024

On June 21st, Latin America Regional Director José Alexandre Loyola will participate in Agrotech 2024 promoted by StartSe in São Paulo/SP. The event will feature discussions and presentations on trends in digital agriculture and emerging technologies in agribusiness. For more information on the event, visit https://www.startse.com/agrotech.

Europe Region

More Details Available for June Seminar

By Conny Graumans, Europe Regional Director

Members of the AgGateway Europe community are now welcome to sign up for the AgGateway Europe Mid-Year Seminar that will be held on Thursday, 20 June in Osnabrück, Germany. We will be meeting in the Curie Room at ICO – Innovations Centrum Osnabrück from 9:00 until 16:00 Central Europe Time. Our host is DKE Data. Read more >

Member Services

Revenue Survey Coming This Month

By Kimberly Chauche, Administrative Assistant

As our current five-year strategic plan winds down and preparations begin for work on the next plan that will launch in 2026, the Member Services staff is working on a number of projects that will provide building blocks for task ahead. Read more >

Mid-Year Meeting

”Dean of Big Data” to Deliver Compelling Keynote

The AgGateway Conference Committee is pleased to welcome renowned data expert Bill Schmarzo, who will be presenting on the general session stage the morning of Tuesday, June 11 at the Mid-Year Meeting.

Schmarzo's presentation, “Mastering the Economics of Data and Analytics,” will explore the reality of data's rise in prominence within industries and businesses and asks the question, "If data is the new oil in driving the economic growth of the 21st century, then how effective is your organization at leveraging data and analytics to derive and drive new sources of business and operational value?" Read more >


AgGateway, ICAR Sign MOU to Improve Resource Sharing on Data Interoperability Initiatives

Representatives from AgGateway and the International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) designed to allow both organizations to better utilize existing resources and more rapidly develop projects that improve digital interoperability in animal agriculture applications. ICAR is a leader in livestock identification and associated data exchange. Read more >

Events – Education – Outreach

2024 Mid-Year Meeting
10-12 June 2024
Prairie Meadows, Altoona, IA USA

2024 Mid-Year Seminar, Europe Region
20 June 2024
Osnabrück, Germany

Tech Hub Live
July 29-31
Iowa Events Center,
Des Moines, IA USA

2024 Annual Conference
11-13 November 2024
Austin, TX