The inaugural event, which will remain under the Commodity Classic brand name, will be held March 3-5, 2016, in New Orleans.
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
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
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 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
Although it hasn’t been around that long relative to some of the other agricultural trade events, the annual Commodity Classic has nonetheless become a showplace for ag-based companies to launch new products or discuss key industry trends. The 2012 edition of the show, held in early March in Nashville, TN, was no exception, with no
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.
Two weeks ago, I was among more than 300,000 agricultural visitors to the annual National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY. Although there were other exhibitors present at this event, the stars of the show were big pieces of IRON, with tractors and self-propelled sprayers taking center stage. This week, I will be attending the
Commodity Classic will once again have the opportunity to welcome U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack as a keynote speaker for an expected crowd of more than 4,800 farmers and other attendees during the event’s General Session on March 1, 2012, in Nashville, TN. “The secretary’s return for a third straight visit is testament to
Compared with the past few gatherings, the 2011 Commodity Classic was a welcome change. Instead of talk about high crop input prices and a complete lack of buying on the part of grower-customers, almost everyone seemed happy as crop prices kept rising and input orders zipped along at a regular clip. “It’s so good for