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Washington, D.C., April 16, 2013 – Registration is now open for AgGateway’s 2013 Mid-Year Meeting, to be held June 17-20 at the John Deere Financial Facility in Johnston, Iowa At the meeting, AgGateway councils, committees and working groups will move forward on valuable efforts to promote, enable and expand eBusiness in agriculture. These efforts are helping companies to implement supply chain efficiencies in such sectors as precision agriculture, seed, grain, feed, crop nutrition and crop protection, as well as for ag retail companies.
Washington, D.C., November 9, 2012 – AgGateway Annual Conference Draws Record Attendance – eBusiness Group Announces 2013 Board, Dates for 2013 Meetings AgGateway’s seventh annual conference this week drew a record 230 professionals from more than 75 agricultural companies to discuss ongoing successes in implementing eBusiness within the agriculture industry. Attendance at the conference has doubled in just three years.
Washington, D.C., November 9, 2012 – Andrew Jeremiah Receives AgGateway’s Ron Storms Memorial Award for Promoting eBusiness
AgGateway is pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s Ron Storms Memorial Award is Andrew Jeremiah, B2B IT Lead Analyst at Monsanto. The award recognizes distinguished individual efforts in the promotion of electronic standards and protocols in agri-business, and is given annually to an individual at an AgGateway member company.
Washington, D.C., November 5, 2012 – New Website Boosts AgGateway Strategic Plan
AgGateway, the non-profit consortium of businesses working to promote, enable and expand eBusiness in agriculture, has revised and re-launched its corporate website (www.AgGateway.org) to support its 2013-15 strategic plan. The new website is easier for members and prospective members to navigate, and contains additional information on how and why agricultural companies should engage in eBusiness efforts. The site also unveils AgGateway’s new tagline, “Collaboration for eConnectivity”. Read more>
November 1, 2012 – AgGateway’s Feed and Fertilizer Tonnage Reporting Project Moves into eBusiness Pilot Phase
As part of a national, industry-wide AgGateway Tonnage Reporting Project, a group of agricultural companies is preparing to launch a pilot project with the states of Michigan, Virginia and Florida for more efficient reporting of fertilizer and feed tonnage. Read more>
October 19, 2012 — Seed Industry Makes Significant Strides in eBusiness
Washington, D.C. – More than 20 leading companies in the seed industry are working collaboratively within AgGateway to improve eBusiness processes, with major improvements slated for the end of 2012 and more to come next year. The result will be faster, more accurate information, reduced costs of doing business and improved customer service. Read more >
October 5, 2012 — New SPADE Project Seeks To Improve Data Exchange Processes Driving Precision Ag
Washington, D.C. – AgGateway’s Precision Ag Council has launched a new project that will improve the data exchange processes that drive the use of precision agriculture field equipment for such major operations as seeding, tillage, spraying, fertilizing and harvesting. The Standardized Precision Ag Data Exchange (SPADE) project is intended to streamline and encourage adoption of precision ag practices. Read more >
Sept. 20, 2012 — New Council for Grain, Oilseed and Renewable-Fuel Companies
Washington, D.C. – AgGateway, the non-profit consortium of agri-businesses working to expand electronic business within the agriculture industry, recently launched a new Grain Council in order to identify, develop and implement standards and guidelines to bring eBusiness efficiencies to grain, oilseed and renewable-fuel companies. Read more >
Sept. 13, 2012 — AgGateway Enhances AGIIS Product Directory
Washington, D.C. – AgGateway is excited to announce the launch of significant enhancements to the AGIIS product directory. The changes make it easier for AGIIS subscribers to add and maintain data on chemical, seed, feed and fertilizer products, and also introduce new security features that allow subscribers to determine who can access their product information. Read more >