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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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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

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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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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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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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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