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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks at the General Session of the 2014 Commodity Classic Feb. 28, in San Antonio, Texas. Vilsack told the audience of corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum growers that implementation of the recently passed farm bill is coming along. (Journal photo by Jennifer M. Latzke.)

Vilsack talks farm bill implementation

By Larry Dreiling Attendees at past Commodity Classics have always given Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack a generous round of applause when he approaches the podium to speak. This year, Vilsack received a long, standing ovation as he opened his now annual address, this year, performed at San Antonio, TX. Once he was through with […]

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Catlett discusses world economy and U.S. ag

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NCGA delegates discussed and voted on policy during the 2014 Corn Congress during the Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas on Feb. 27, 2014.

Corn growers discuss policy

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U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance Exective Director Randy Krotz introduced four of the subjects of the new documentary "Farmland" during a Commodity Classic press conference.

USFRA gears up for launch of farming documentary

Four of the subjects of the new documentary, “Farmland,” about farming and ranching in a America, talked about their experience and why they felt it was important to share their story, during a Commodity Classic press conference. The documentary was made through the support of the U.S.¬†Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. The organization has been working […]

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks at the General Session of the 2014 Commodity Classic Feb. 28, in San Antonio, Texas. Vilsack told the audience of corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum growers that implementation of the recently passed farm bill is coming along. (Journal photo by Jennifer M. Latzke.)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack opens the General Session of 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, TX, Feb. 28.

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New National Association of Wheat Growers President Paul Penner, Kansas, wraps up the annual NAWG Board of Directors meeting Feb. 27 at the Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas. Penner accepted the gavel from outgoing president Bing Von Bergen, Montana. (Journal photo, Jennifer M. Latzke.)

NAWG elects new officers

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Borlaug: Technology will open up possibilities in ag

The Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum annually brings together industry leaders and professionals to open up a dialogue on the future possibilities for the agricultural industry. One of whom learned from a young age the lesson that technological breakthroughs in agriculture play a key role in the success of farm families around the world. Julie […]

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Bayer CropScience brings ag issues to media

To say that David Hollinrake, vice president agricultural commercial operations marketing for Bayer CropScience, is optimistic about the future of agriculture is an understatement. The man is practically humming with excitement for the innovations on the horizon and what they mean for humanity. Hollinrake opened up the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum Feb. 25 in […]

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BASF, commodity organizations announce scholarship winners

BASF Crop Protection has teamed with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) to present 10 students with scholarships today during the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas. The scholarships are to be awarded to students across the country who are pursuing degrees in […]

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Julie Borlaug, associate director for external relations, Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture was the keynote presentation during the 2014 Ag Issues Forum in San Antonio.

Ag Issues Forum

The 2014 Ag Issues Forum is a thought-provoking event that provides media members access to individuals who are shaping perceptions of the agriculture industry.

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