Thursday, November 26, 2015
For AGIIS Users
AGIIS Overview

AgGateway's AG Industry Identification System (AGIIS) directory is a database system that houses agricultural eBusiness reference data for industry subscribers. We've recently expanded access to AGIIS so that non-subscribers can access unique identifiers, with the goal of enabling and expanding eBusiness in agriculture.

[For information on accessing and exploring AGIIS, see the resources in the right column.]

The AGIIS directory provides a repository for industry common data elements and serves as the fundamental building block for efficient electronic interactions between agricultural companies. Today, AGIIS contains 4.9 million uniquely identified entities and over 140,000 agricultural products ranging from crop protection chemicals, seed and fertilizer.

AGIIS is a “living” directory that is constantly being updated and enhanced. AGIIS features a Web interface that allows AGIIS subscribers to easily add and maintain products. With updated XML and CSV bulk file formats and new web services, users can now add and update large datasets.

Other enhancements include security features so that AGIIS subscribers can precisely specify which users can access their product information. Subscribers can manage security settings at a company and product level to fit any number of security needs and preferences.

CSC provides hosting and management services for AGIIS on behalf of AgGateway. For AGIIS-related questions, contact AgGateway Member Services at +1 (866) 251-8618 or If you are interested in joining AGIIS, please click here.

Integrating with the AGIIS Directory from the eyes of a "Techie"

Presenter:  Chuck Brown of CSC

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 2, 2012  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT


Are you looking to integrate AGIIS entity, license and product information into your system?  Not quite sure how to get started? If so, this is the technical webinar for you.  We will provide a brief overview of the tools and documentation available to you and will focus on reading and writing .NET code to utilize the AGIIS Directory. Whether you want to consume web services or utilize the bulk process – we will talk all about it and share cool tips & tricks along the way. We will demonstrate sample code and explain some of the challenges first time users may encounter.  Please join Chuck Brown from CSC to take a look at the options available, understand which work best for your situation and learn about what is possible. This will be an interactive session where questions are welcome. We look forward to having you there.

More Info: For more information contact Charlie Nuzzolo ( or Chuck Brown (

Integrating with the AGIIS Directory

“Using AGIIS unique identifiers and AgGateway standardized message formats means our systems are more automated , accurate and timely– that allows our people to focus on serving our customers.”
- Randy Fry, Ceres Solutions 

 "We use AGIIS on behalf of multiple clients to reliably and accurately verify up-to-date unique identifiers for our clients’ customers and products, throughout our business processes. Using the AGIIS entity validation and add-to subset features, in real-time, has allowed AGDATA to automate and streamline our processes resulting in improved efficiencies."
- Darlene Gibson, AGDATA

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