2024 May Member Updates

2024 May Volume 18  Number 4

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From the President

ICAR Agreement Aligns with our Long-Standing Commitment to Collaboration

By Brent Kemp, President and CEO

Since its inception in 2005, one of AgGateway’s main principles has been, “Do not reinvent the wheel.” Indeed, part of the justification for creating AgGateway in the first place was to align efforts across industry segments, a mandate we embraced from the start. Read more >

Mid-Year Meeting

Time to Plan Your Altoona Experience

We are now just six weeks from the start of AgGateway’s 2024 Mid-Year Meeting, which officially kicks off Monday, 10 June. Now is the time to get your planning in order to ensure you gain the most value from your time in Altoona. Listed below are some ideas to consider and helpful links as you finalize your plans: Read more >

Portfolio Update

Working Group Progress Report Ahead of Altoona Meeting

By Ben Craker, Portfolio Manager

All eyes are turning to the Mid-Year Meeting, as working groups push to get things ready for the opportunity to meet and discuss in person. Several groups will have deliverables wrapped up and ready for release and promotion in Altoona. We will also be kicking off some new efforts just in time to capitalize on the benefit of engaging in face-to-face discussions. Read more >

MYM Session Highlight

Weather Data API WG Calling All Stakeholders

By Ben Craker, Portfolio Manager

The value of weather data to the ag industry cannot be overstated; from driving decisions on the ground to helping strategize at the supply chain and insurance level, weather data is critically important. Like many other data sources in the industry, however, it suffers from a lack of standardization, which creates problems when trying to scale solutions.

If you are attending the Mid-Year Meeting and are a stakeholder in the collection and use of weather data, please consider joining us for an important working group meeting on Monday, June 10 at 10:00 am Read more >

Europe Region

June Mid-Year Seminar Preview

Plans are well underway for AgGateway Europe’s Mid-Year Seminar to be held Thursday, 20 June from 9:00 to 16:00 Central Europe Time in Osnabrück, Germany. The program is open to all stakeholders involved in digital connectivity in agriculture. Read more >

Latin America Region

April Meeting Review, Agrishow Preview

On April 16th, AgGateway Latin America hosted a Member Meeting at DataFarm, based in Sumaré/SP. In the morning, a lecture was held with the theme: "Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture: Myths and Facts" featuring José Damico, CEO of SciCrop. After lunch, we held a Workshop with representatives from the five largest soil analysis laboratories in the country – IBRA, Laborsolo, Base, Ribersolo, and Exata – to discuss and technically validate Modus from the WG11 working group. The session was led by Ronaldo Oliveira from Embrapa Solos. Read more >

Member Services

Orientation, Refresher Sessions Offered to Maximize Member Value

By Nikki Marshall, Member Services Program Manager

AgGateway’s 2024 Mid-Year Meeting in Altoona, IA, June 10-12, is coming up fast! And while i am excited to experience another round of horse races at the opening reception, I am really looking forward to visiting with our member volunteers – some familiar, and some new to the organization. Read more >

Ag on the Mall

Bringing our Collaborative Message to the Beltway

By Paul Schrimpf, Director of Marketing and Communications

AgGateway will step into the limelight in Washington, DC along with several leading manufacturers and agriculture organizations as part of the Ag on the National Mall festival. Jeremy Wilson, Jim Wilson, and Paul Schrimpf will represent AgGateway May 6–8th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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