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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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Sights from the 2013 Commodity Classic trade show

In the link below are a number of photos from the last day of the Commodity Classic trade show March 2. Photos by Kylene Scott. 2013 Commodity Classic trade show

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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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Commodity group presidents featured at General Session

Presidents of the American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and the National Sorghum Producers had a frank discussion with moderator of the General Session Mark Mayfield about the sustainability of each of their commodities. Danny Murphy, president of the ASA said his organization has implemented protocols for sustainability. The […]

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Ag Issues Forum grower panel looks to future

The grower panel during Bayer CropScience’s Ag Issues Forum took on some tough issues this morning. They discussed the future of agriculture and how their roles play into it. Bill Horan, Rockwell City, Iowa, is COO of Horan BioProduction. His farm works in the nutraceutical industry. Eddie Adams raises cotton in sustainable production in Missouri. […]

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Sounds of success – Gary Millershaski

The sounds of success from Nashville feature takes a moment to address challenges in the agriculture industry that producers are facing now, or will be facing in the future.

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Sounds of success – Jay Lynch

The sounds of success from Nashville feature takes a moment to address challenges in the agriculture industry that producers are facing now, or will be facing in the future.

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Sounds of success – Raylen Phelon

The sounds of success from Nashville feature takes a moment to address challenges in the agriculture industry that producers are facing now, or will be facing in the future.

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Opening doors for exports in Vietnam

It’s a repeating mantra at crop meetings. Globally the middle class is growing—and therefore demand for high quality animal proteins will grow. And this is good news for the U.S. grain and meat export business. A morning Learning Center Session March 1 address this booming export market, and specifically the opportunities to be found in […]

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Commodity Classic organizations outline 2012 farm bill priorities

The following statement on the 2012 farm bill was released today by National Corn Growers Association President Garry Niemeyer, a corn grower from Auburn, Ill.; National Association of Wheat Growers President Wayne Hurst, a wheat producer from Burley, Idaho; American Soybean Association President Steve Wellman, soybean farmer from Syracuse, Neb.; and National Sorghum Producers Chairman […]

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