Ag Software Success Summit


While you're welcome to join our conference on September 8-9 remotely, why not drink in the scenery and knowledge in-person like the "good ol' days" in this sparkling-new venue?

The Ag Software Success Summit 2021

FBS-MASA Vertical 2
    • Ag Software Success 2021 logo black no title
  • Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 8 through Thursday, September 9 for the premiere software knowledge and networking event for agriculture's information managers.  This year's Software Success Summit theme is "Integrating production technology, finance, and knowledge" as we celebrate FBS System's 40th anniversary and unveil a high-aiming software development plan funded and directed by MASA (the Mutual Agricultural Software Alliance). 

  • Corn-Soy COP classroom

    The general sessions on Wednesday will begin with a keynote and discussion led by the Farm Journal and the Sustainability Consortium as they present their 2021 research on “Farmer Perspectives on Data.”  The remainder of the day will feature updated financial standards and management training ideas, collaborations with AgTech Allies, production cost benchmarks, and software updates and previews. The  evening will conclude with a Mississippi River prime rib dinner cruise on the Celebration Belle.

  • Flag Ship 6


Tuesday, Sep. 7:  MASA Member Meeting (invitation only)

Wednesday, Sep. 8:  General Session 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

  • - 2021 Farmer Perspective on Data. (Farm Journal and Sustainability Consortium)
  • - 2021 Updates from the Farm Financial Standards Council. (Todd Doehring, FFSC past president)
  • - How CTEAM  (Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management) Cultivates Management Excellence (Heather Broughton, Principal - AME Inc and SWG Farms Ltd.)

    - Lunch sponsored by AgCompass.
  • -Innovations to Integrate Production Technology, Finance, and Knowledge by these AgTech Allies:
  • Logo_AgCompass_gold-box-300x192 Conservis Farmera
    MyAgData RealmFive Vertical Software


  • -Corn/Soybean Cost of Production Update.  (John McNutt, LattaHarris)

-Margin Harvesting Through Integration.  (Jon Hoek, Summit SmartFarms and Jason Toschlog, Flexware Innovation)

-FBS/MASA Updates and Vision.(MASA members and FBS development team)

- Dinner cruise.

Thursday, Sep 9:  Concurrent Breakout Training Sessions 8:00 AM-2:00 PM


  • -FBS Best Practices.

  • -Getting Setup Right (and what to do if it's not).

  • -AgCompass Directions.

  • -Scanner Interface.

  • -Importing Data.

  • -Converting from Other Software.

  • -How FBS Reporting Levels Work.

  • -Power Tools--Evolving Technology for Analytics and Visualization.

  • -Optimizing Your Management Accounting System.

  • -Budgeting.

  • -Troubleshooting.

Click here to REGISTER online or call 800.437.7638.

Hyattt Place 2

Headquarters hotel:  Hyatt Place East Moline.  Reserve from the FBS specially-priced room block by calling  309.755.6000.

Illinois Mask Mandate.  

The State of Illinois is currently requiring masks to be worn indoors by all persons over age 2.  The XPO Events Center will also be configured to maintain adequate social distancing.