Commodity Classic

Comodity Classic 2017 overview
Eric SfiligojCommodity Classic 2017: Growers’ Three Wishes
March 6, 2017
Last week, I had the chance to attend the annual Commodity Classic show in San Antonio, TX. Drawing some 10,000 Read More
Commodity Classic Sign
Eric Sfiligoj2016 Commodity Classic Report: Campaign Indifference Trumps Indignation
March 7, 2016
Like many in the agricultural community, I’ve just returned from the annual Commodity Classic event. This meeting place for many Read More
2015 Commodity Classic Crowd
Eric SfiligojIt’s Commodity Classic Time!
February 29, 2016
As the calendar turns to March, ag retailers and their grower-customers are getting ready to officially kick off the 2016 Read More
FMC 3Rive 3D
Seed/BiotechFMC’s 3RIVE 3D Turns Heads
April 1, 2015
As winter trade shows tend to go, Commodity Classic tends to be a pretty big deal. You’ve got all the Read More
David Hollinrake, Bayer CropScience
Eric SfiligojThe Ag Issues Forum 2015: Agriculture’s Challenges
March 9, 2015
Bayer CropScience’s annual gathering provided insights into some of the many challenges facing today’s agricultural community. Read More
Eric SfiligojA Trio Of Grower Observations
April 1, 2014
Presenting the views on agriculture from a few growers and how these could impact ag retailers. Read More
StewardshipThe Fertilizer Institute Names 2014 4R Advocate Award Winners
December 18, 2013
Five growers and retailers have been recognized for their excellence in nutrient stewardship. Read More
Crop InputsCommodity Classic, AG CONNECT Join Forces
October 23, 2013
The inaugural event, which will remain under the Commodity Classic brand name, will be held March 3-5, 2016, in New Orleans. Read More
HerbicidesBASF Hosts Crop Protection Symposium At Commodity Classic
February 28, 2013
BASF hosted the seventh annual Science Behind BASF media symposium February 27 in conjunction with the Commodity Classic. This year, Read More
Crop InputsCTIC To Host Nutrient Efficiency Session At Commodity Classic
February 25, 2013
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) will host a Learning Center Session on improving nutrient efficiency and increasing crop production at Read More
Crop InputsVilsack To Deliver Keynote At Commodity Classic
February 22, 2013
For the fourth straight year, farmers and other attendees to Commodity Classic will have the opportunity to welcome U.S. Secretary Read More
Crop InputsStollerUSA Sponsors Roundtable At The 2013 Commodity Classic
February 20, 2013
StollerUSA welcomes attendees to the 2013 Commodity Classic and the Progressive Grower Roundtable Learning Session. StollerUSA is sponsoring this unique Read More
Management2012 Commodity Classic: Optimism Abounds
April 1, 2012
Although it hasn’t been around that long relative to some of the other agricultural trade events, the annual Commodity Classic Read More
LegislationUSDA’s Farm Bill Priorities Unveiled At Commodity Classic
March 5, 2012
For the third consecutive year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addressed attendees of Commodity Classic’s General Session on Friday. The topic Read More
Eric Sfiligoj2012 Commodity Classic Sure To Surprise
February 27, 2012
Two weeks ago, I was among more than 300,000 agricultural visitors to the annual National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Read More
Crop InputsVilsack To Speak At 2012 Commodity Classic
October 21, 2011
Commodity Classic will once again have the opportunity to welcome U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack as a keynote speaker Read More
Crop Inputs2011 Commodity Classic: Optimism, With A Hint Of Worry
April 5, 2011
Compared with the past few gatherings, the 2011 Commodity Classic was a welcome change. Instead of talk about high crop Read More
Eric SfiligojIt’s Commodity Classic Time!
February 28, 2011
As I write this week’s column, I’m heading to Tampa, FL, for the annual Commodity Classic show. The event, hosted Read More
Crop InputsPrecious Commodity
April 6, 2010
Perhaps it was the location — warm weather Anaheim, CA, a pleasant departure from the snow-covered Eastern half of the Read More
Seed/BiotechSeed Traits And Logistics: Notes From The Commodity Classic
March 3, 2009
My latest road trip took me to Dallas for the 2009 Commodity Classic. This is really a tradeshow for growers, Read More
Trending Articles
AdjuvantsA New Weed-Control Era Begins: But First, One Last Obstacle
March 4, 2017
There is trepidation, there is reluctance, and there is excitement. Ag retailers feel it all about the new dicamba and Read More
LIFT Academy video screenshot
Crop InputsLIFT Agriculture Academy: A Q&A With West Central Distribution’s Dean Hendrickson
March 1, 2017
West Central Distribution recently launched its LIFT Agriculture Academy, a new, premiere training and professional development resource for West Central’s ag Read More
Farmer and aptop
Matt Hopkins10 Warning Signs Your Website Is Grossly Outdated
February 8, 2017
Your Website is often a visitor’s first impression of your ag retail business. A positive first impression can set the Read More
AgriSync
Matt Hopkins17 Agriculture Apps That Will Help You Farm Smarter In 2017
December 9, 2016
Ag professionals are working smarter, not harder, than ever before. Smart farming technologies have enabled them to reduce costs, maximize Read More
R4023 Sprayer, John Deere
CropLife 100Ag Retail Equipment Report: The Green Party Continues
December 7, 2016
In the annual race for sales in the ag retail equipment marketplace, the color schemes for participants are a little Read More
Mike Stern
Precision AgClimate Corp. CEO Talks Retailer Support For Digital Ag
December 1, 2016
CropLife Magazine’s sister publication, AgriBusiness Global, recently sat down with Mike Stern, CEO of The Climate Corp., following the Monsanto subsidiary’s Read More
Latest News
Pam Marrone
Crop InputsMarrone Bio Innovations Enters Biostimulants Market Wit…
March 23, 2017
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. is expanding beyond biopesticides and crop protection and into the biostimulant market by commercially launching Haven Read More
Nutrients for Life Foundation Teacher
FertilizerNutrients For Life Foundation Celebrates 10 Years Teach…
March 23, 2017
Those in agriculture know fertilizer is a vital ingredient to grow strong, productive crops. In fact, fertilizer is responsible for Read More
ManagementThink You Know Water? Take WinField United’s R…
March 22, 2017
Water is among our most precious resources, and arguably the hardest working, with just one percent available for human use, Read More
Corn Field
LegislationTFI Hopes Court Dismissal Is ‘Final Chapter’…
March 20, 2017
The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) released the following statement from President, Chris Jahn on the March 17, 2017, federal court dismissal Read More
Wheat Growers
Industry NewsWheat Growers CEO Dale Locken To Retire
March 20, 2017
CEO Dale Locken has announced that he plans to retire from Wheat Growers. Locken has served almost 15 years as Read More
Bayer Monsanto
Eric SfiligojBayer-Monsanto: Life, LibertyLink, And The Pursuit Of R…
March 20, 2017
As the calendar officially turns to spring, life is in full renewal mode. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and Read More
Corn Field
Crop InputsUltra Yield Micronutrients Acquires Kronos Micronutrien…
March 16, 2017
Ultra Yield Micronutrients, Inc. ”Ultra”, an affiliate of Cameron Chemicals, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Read More
ManagementSnowstorms, Asset Sales, and Soybeans Prices
March 16, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss the weather, precision ag, crop protection company mergers, and commodity prices in this Read More
Soybean Field
Seed/BiotechBayer Invests $8.1 million In Soybean Advancement In Th…
March 16, 2017
Growers in Illinois and across the Midwest now have the added benefit of a state-of-the-art soybean research facility, increasing accessibility Read More
CHS
CropLife 100CHS Acquires Western Co-op Transport Association
March 16, 2017
CHS Inc., North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, has purchased Western Co-op Transport Read More
Young corn plants in soil
HerbicidesBest Management Practices To Control PPO-Resistant Weed…
March 14, 2017
Weeds resistant to the class of herbicides called protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitors are spreading at a faster rate than weed Read More
Photo credit: The United Soybean Board/The Soybean Checkoff.
Eric SfiligojFungicide Resistance On The Horizon
March 13, 2017
For many years now, the agricultural market has struggled to keep ahead of an ever-growing number of herbicide-resistant weeds. According Read More
Management2017 Commodity Classic Review
March 10, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss what happened at the recent Commodity Classic in San Antonio. Read More
Farmer using AgriSync
ManagementMajor AgriSync Update Aims To Extend Ag Experts’ Power …
March 10, 2017
AgriSync announced a major update to its leading collaboration and service management tool for professional ag advisors and their farmer Read More
Agrible Pocket Spray Smart App
EquipmentNew Agrible Pocket Spray Smart App Alleviates Spraying …
March 10, 2017
There’s a new app to help farmers decide when to spray their fields. Pocket Spray Smart is a free iOS Read More
BPIA logo
Crop InputsBiological Products Trade Association Changes Name, Exp…
March 9, 2017
The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA), formerly the BioPesticide Industry Alliance, is the new name of the rapidly growing U.S.-based Read More
BBI MagnaSpread Salford BBI
Equipment14 Fertilizer Spreaders For 2017
March 9, 2017
Application equipment manufacturers stressed flexibility and accuracy with this year’s crop of fertilizer spreaders. From AGCO’s TerraGator TG9300B and Case IH’s 810 Read More
Sonny Perdue
LegislationARA: Sonny Perdue Confirmation Delay Simply A Paperwork…
March 9, 2017
It’s been seven weeks since the White House named former Gov. Sonny Perdue (R-Ga.) as the nominee for the next Read More