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Farm Stress Session Offered at Commodity Classic

Dan General

Like many other agricultural events, the Commodity Classic this year will be virtual. Due to the restrictions brought on by COVID-19, America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience will be available to farms across the country in a digital format March 2-5, 2021. And a part of this year’s event tackles stress on the farm. The COVID-19 outbreak and …

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Virtual Commodity Classic Coming in March

Dan Corn, Cotton, Education, Field Crops, Fruits, Hemp, Herbs, Nursery Crops, Organic, Peanuts, Pecans, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Vegetables, Wheat

The 2021 Special Edition of Commodity Classic will be delivered digitally March 2-5, 2021, and during this special event, three Executive Roundtables will be held. Some of the top executives in agribusiness will discuss what the next 20 years will look like in American agriculture. The first roundtable will take place on March 3 and will feature top executives from …

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Commodity Classic Announces Transition to Digital Experience

Dan Alabama, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

(NCGA) — Commodity Classic has announced it will transition its annual conference and trade show, originally scheduled for March 4-6, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas, to an alternative digital format. The change was necessary due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The new format is expected to be offered the first week in March 2021. “This is about doing …

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Perdue on Infrastructure

Dan General

During the recent Commodity Classic held in Orlando, Florida, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was asked about infrastructure and if he felt it would be something the administration would move up on its priority list. Hear his response: Image by Kim Newberg from Pixabay

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Bayer Driving Innovation Forward

Dan Field Crops, Research

The 2019 Commodity Classic is underway at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The five associations presenting the annual event are the American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Commodity Classic is a farmer-focused event featuring educational sessions, a large trade show and various speakers. But …

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NCBA Past-President Discusses Fake Meat in Orlando

Dan Beef, Cattle

The 2019 Commodity Classic kicks off February 28th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Ahead of the event, is the annual Bayer AgVocacy Forum, where one of the topics discussed was what does the future of agriculture look like? That included the topic of fake meat, an issue the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has made one …

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Commodity Classic Starts Thursday

Dan Education, Field Crops, General

The 2019 Commodity Classic will be held Feb. 28 to March 2 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is one of the largest agriculture industry events, with close to 10,000 attendees annually for the past three years. The General Session will include comments from leaders of the five associations that present Commodity …

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Perdue to Speak at Commodity Classic

Dan General, Industry News Release

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Commodity Classic, held Feb. 28-March 2 in Orlando, Fla. Commodity Classic is one of the largest agriculture industry events, with close to 10 thousand attendees annually the past three years.  Perdue will speak during the General Session, which is open to registered event attendees and is …

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Registrations for Commodity Classic Outpacing Past Two Years

Dan Education, Field Crops

Farmer registrations for the 2019 Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida, are trending well ahead of the past two years. As of January 23rd, farmer registrations were 17 percent ahead of the same period in 2018-and 23 percent ahead of 2017.  Commodity Classic will be held February 28 through March 2 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Wesley Spurlock, …

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Commodity Classic Early Registration Discount Ends January 10

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, Industry News Release, Vegetables

Thursday, January 10th is the deadline for the early registration discount for Commodity Classic—America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience. The 2019 Commodity Classic will be held Thursday, February 28 through Saturday, March 2 in Orlando, Fla. To register, reserve hotel rooms and sign up for email updates, visit Commodity Classic.com. A complete schedule of events is also available on the …