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(Posted May 25th 2017 @ 4:50 PM by: Commodity Classic)

ST. LOUIS, MO (May 25, 2017)—The trade show floor at Commodity Classic—America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show—will open to new exhibitors on Thursday, June 1, 2017.  The 2018 Commodity Classic will be held Tuesday, February 28 through Thursday, March 2 in Anaheim, California.

 

Exhibit space is limited. For exhibitor information, visit CommodityClassic.com, call 888.447.6734 or email: tradeshow@CommodityClassic.com.

 

Last year’s Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas, attracted 4,012 farmers with an average gross farm income of $1.45 million and average farm size of 2,779 total acres. The show also attracted 162 key media representatives.

 

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House Ag Committee Chairman to Speak at Commodity Classic
(Posted February 21st 2017 @ 3:55 PM by: Beth Musgrove)

ST. LOUIS, MO (February 21, 2017)—U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway, chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, will address the thousands of attendees at the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, March 2-4, 2017.

 

Congressman Conaway will speak during the popular General Session, which takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 3. 

 

Serving his seventh term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Conaway represents 29 counties in Texas’ 11th congressional district, including the cities of Midland, Odessa and San Angelo.  A native Texan, he grew up in Odessa and earned a Bachelor of Business …

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(Posted February 16th 2017 @ 2:40 PM by: Beth Musgrove)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

For More Information, Contact:

Mark Lambert, NCGA, 636-733-9004,

lambert@ncga.com

Jordan Bright, ASA, 314-754-1344,

jbright@soy.org

 

Single-Day Registrations Available for Commodity Classic in San Antonio

 

 

ATTENTION NEWS DIRECTORS:  Two audio cuts are included with this release.  Suggested intros and transcripts of each are included at the end of this news release.

 

 

ST. LOUIS (February 16, 2017)—If you can’t commit to all three days at the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, never fear!  One-day registrations can provide a robust experience of education, new equipment and technology, and entertainment.

 

One-day registration provides …

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(Posted February 10th 2017 @ 10:30 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

ST. LOUIS, MO (February 10, 2017)—The Evening of Entertainment at the 2017 Commodity Classic puts the cherry on top of America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. Commodity Classic will be held March 2-4, 2017, in San Antonio, Tex.

 

Saturday night’s Evening of Entertainment will feature the country sounds of Grammy-nominated Pat Green, a Texas hit maker with an “outsider” reputation.  The Evening of Entertainment is sponsored by Monsanto.

 

Since his early days in Lubbock, Green has sold more than two million albums, with hits …

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(Posted February 9th 2017 @ 10:30 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

For More Information, Contact:

Mark Lambert, NCGA, 636-733-9004,

lambert@ncga.com

Jordan Bright, ASA, 314-754-1344,

jbright@soy.org

 

Networking with Other Farmers Added Benefit of Attending Commodity Classic

 

ATTENTION NEWS DIRECTORS:  Two audio cuts are included with this release.  Suggested intros and transcripts of each are included at the end of this news release.

 

 

ST. LOUIS (February 9, 2017)—Conversations in the hallways and over lunch are an integral part of the educational experience at Commodity Classic as farmers share their knowledge, passion and insight with their colleagues from across the nation.

 

The 2017 Commodity …

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(Posted January 17th 2017 @ 8:45 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

ST. LOUIS, MO (January 17, 2017)—At Commodity Classic, the early bird catches some great education thanks to a great line-up of Early Riser Sessions.

 

Early Riser sessions begin each day at 7:00 a.m.  They are eye-opening presentations on market trends, ag issues and other important topics.  

 

Early Riser Sessions kick off the morning of Thursday, March 2 with “The Great 2017 Grain Marketing Debate” sponsored by Corn+Soybean Digest and Farm Futures Magazine, Penton Agriculture and Channel Seed.  The session features Bryce Knorr, senior market analyst for Farm Futures; Ed Usset, contributing editor to Corn+Soybean Digest and author of …

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(Posted January 9th 2017 @ 10:55 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

For More Information, Contact:

Mark Lambert, NCGA, 636-733-9004,

lambert@ncga.com

Jordan Bright, ASA, 314-754-1344,

jbright@soy.org

 

 

Commodity Classic Learning Center Sessions

Feature Wide Range of Relevant Topics

 

 

ST. LOUIS, MO (January 9, 2017)—The schedule of Learning Center Sessions has been announced for the 2017 Commodity Classic, March 2-4, 2017, in San Antonio, Tex. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show.

 

Education is a hallmark of Commodity Classic—and Learning Centers are just one of the many educational opportunities during the event.  Learning Centers are in-depth discussions of …

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(Posted January 3rd 2017 @ 2:05 PM by: Beth Musgrove)

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

For More Information Contact:

Mark Lambert, NCGA, 636-733-9004,

lambert@ncga.com

Jordan Bright, ASA, 314-754-1344,

jbright@soy.org

 

 

Commodity Classic Early Registration Discount Ends January 12

 

 

ST. LOUIS (January 3, 2017) — Only a few days remain to take advantage of early registration discounts for the 2017 Commodity Classic to be held March 2-4, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. Thursday, January 12, 2017, is the last day the discounts will be in effect.

 

Registration fees vary depending on the number of days attended. Full registration covers all three days of …

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(Posted December 12th 2016 @ 12:35 PM by: Beth Musgrove)

NEW RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release

 

For More Information Contact:

 

Eric Welsh, PMP

Program Manager-Marketing & Business Relations

American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Agronomic Science Foundation (ASF)

(608) 273-8081

ewelsh@sciencesocieties.org

 

International Certified Crop Adviser Award Returns to Its Roots During 2017 Commodity Classic

Nominations Now Open to Recognize Outstanding Practicing Agronomist

 

ST. LOUIS (December 11, 2016)—Officials with the Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program have announced that the winner of the organization’s most prestigious annual award will be recognized during the 2017 Commodity Classic …

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