Tag Archives: Commodity Classic

BASF Hosts Crop Protection Symposium At Commodity Classic

BASF hosted the seventh annual Science Behind BASF media symposium February 27 in conjunction with the Commodity Classic. This year, journalists learned about the latest developments in crop protection through three different sessions led by researchers and growers on topics such as weed control and Plant Health. “While public sector spending on agricultural research is

CTIC To Host Nutrient Efficiency Session At Commodity Classic

Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) will host a Learning Center Session on improving nutrient efficiency and increasing crop production at the 2013 Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, FL, on March 1, 2013. Partners from the Indian Creek watershed in Livingston County, IL, will share their insight on demonstration projects ranging from nutrient use efficiency plots to

Vilsack To Deliver Keynote At Commodity Classic

For the fourth straight year, farmers and other attendees to Commodity Classic will have the opportunity to welcome U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to the annual convention and trade show for soybean, corn, wheat and sorghum growers. The secretary will deliver a keynote address to an expected crowd of more than 6,000 during the

StollerUSA Sponsors Roundtable At The 2013 Commodity Classic

StollerUSA welcomes attendees to the 2013 Commodity Classic and the Progressive Grower Roundtable Learning Session. StollerUSA is sponsoring this unique roundtable event featuring four progressive yield contest growers from across the nation as they share their successes and struggles. Agricultural reporter Ken Root will moderate the event opening morning of Commodity Classic on Thursday, February

USDA’s Farm Bill Priorities Unveiled At Commodity Classic

For the third consecutive year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addressed attendees of Commodity Classic’s General Session on Friday. The topic this year focused on strengthening agriculture and rural economies. Beginning his address by thanking the farmers in attendance, Vilsack acknowledged the huge contribution agriculture makes to the nation by providing an abundant, affordable food supply.