AgGateway conference less than three weeks away
The 2013 AgGateway Annual Conference takes place Nov. 11-14 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Are you signed up? Have you invited your trading partners?
The #1 draw to the conference is "networking, networking, networking." That's why we feature two receptions and multiple breaks, as well as free time for you to connect with team members, partners, customers and colleagues.
Plus, you won't want to miss these exciting general session speakers:
Tim McArdle, corporate vice president, Brandt Consolidated, presents, "Collaboration at Ground Level - A Retailer's Perspective". Ag retailing continues to be a face-to-face and belly-to-belly business based on personal relationships. How do retailers develop improved processes and still hold on to their strategic objectives, with implications for hiring and training, capital deployment and our very relevance in agriculture?
Kip Tom, managing member of Tom Farms LLC and president of CereServ Inc., provides a unique and valuable producer perspective. In 1996, Tom Farms became Pioneer's largest U.S. contract seed producer. In 2000, Kip led efforts to found a company in Argentina to produce seed for Pioneer. Today, Tom Farms is one of Monsanto's largest seed producers and is also developing into one of Indiana's largest grain commodity production businesses.
Mike Santostefano, director of marketing, AgIntegrated, Inc., shares insights on how to achieve goals for ag data management. Mike has experience with agricultural processes across the industry including ag retail, growers, crop inputs, equipment manufacturers, soil labs, crop insurance and independent software vendors.
Futurist Bob Treadway looks into the next decade for agriculture and the issues that affect collaborative information technology. He'll discuss best practices in foresight and strategy. He'll touch on developments that will drive, potentially disrupt, and present opportunities for agribusiness. He'll also suggest relatively certain dangers for agribusiness technology, and identify new uses for collaborative results.
- What to do now in regards to the 2014 Farm Bill
- Mistakes that hurt a farm's credit
- Mycogen Seeds introduces four new sunflower hybrids for 2015
- China cuts cotton import quotas to boost demand for its own fiber
- Hog futures the exception to bearish ag market rule Monday AM
- Gangster herbicide program update
- Despite USDA approval, Enlist trait faces hurdles
- Activist investor Peltz pushes DuPont to split itself
- USDA approves Dow’s Enlist corn, soybean traits
- Mapping technology help farmers understand soil
- Study shows differences in understanding sustainable agriculture
- Vilsack urged Buffett to ready BNSF for record crops
- U.S. GMO labeling foes triple spending in first half of this year
- Activists fighting Golden Rice even more in 2014
- Source shows half of GMO research is independent
- East-West Seed signs marketing collaboration with Monsanto
- White House issues veto threat on bill to block WOTUS rule
- USDA releases 2012 cash rents data report