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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. Advertisements

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NAWG elects new officers

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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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New Mobile App Brings Commodity Classic to Your Fingertips

Today, Commodity Classic launched an all-new mobile app allowing attendees to access information, receive messages and engage in social media from their smart phones and tablets. The free Commodity Classic convention and trade show mobile app gives show-goers the ability to make their own schedules, lookup session, event and shuttle times, navigate with maps, fill […]

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Agriculture Secretary to Make Fifth Visit to Commodity Classic

Farmers and other Commodity Classic attendees will once again have the opportunity to welcome U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to the annual convention and trade show for corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum growers. For the fifth year in a row, the secretary will deliver a keynote address to an expected crowd of more than […]

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Commodity Classic’s What’s New Sessions Present Innovation in Agriculture

ST. LOUIS (Jan. 9, 2014) – Agriculture’s newest, most innovative products and services will be showcased at the What’s New sessions at the 2014 Commodity Classic. “If you’re coming to Commodity Classic hoping to learn and gain some new ideas to take back to your farm, you’ll want to mark your calendar for the What’s […]

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Learning session: Planning for a sucessful farm transition

One of the hardest conversations a child may have with their parent is about farm planning and a transition to who will take over the family farm. A learning center session March 1 at Commodity Classic featured panelists: Darren Frye, president and CEO, Water Street Solutions; Arlan Suderman, senior market analyst, Water Street Solutions; Brian […]

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Vilsack discusses USDA sequester principles

By Larry Dreiling Even though $700 million to $1 billion will be cut for the fiscal year 2013 budget of the U.S. Department of Agriculture due to sequestration, those cuts will be done as equitably as possible, according to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Speaking before the general session of the Commodity Classic March 1 […]

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BASF holds Science Behind event

BASF hosted a Science Behind event for media Feb. 27 at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla. BASF VP Paul Rea lead the event off and directed participants to three 30 minute sessions explaining fungicides, management tips from yield contest winners and herbicides.

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to Deliver Keynote Address at Commodity Classic

ST. LOUIS (February 21, 2013) — 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 corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum growers. The secretary will deliver a keynote address to an expected crowd […]

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