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Ag Secretary Perdue Adds Presentation on Commodity Classic Main Stage Thursday Morning
(Posted February 23rd 2018 @ 9:20 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has added a second appearance at Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Calif.  The 2018 Commodity Classic kicks off Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. and runs through Thursday, March 1.

 

In addition to his keynote address during the General Session on Wednesday morning, Secretary Perdue will also speak at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 1 from the Commodity Classic Main Stage presented by Commodity Classic and Successful Farming®.  The Commodity Classic Main Stage is located on the trade show floor.

 

During his time in Anaheim, Secretary Perdue will also …

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(Posted February 22nd 2018 @ 3:05 PM by: Beth Musgrove)

Full Event and Single-Day Walk-In Registrations Available for Commodity Classic in Anaheim

 

Walk-in registrations are welcome on-site when Commodity Classic kicks off in Anaheim, Calif. this coming Tuesday, Feb. 27. If you can’t commit to all three days at the 2018 Commodity Classic, never fear!  One-day registrations can still provide a robust experience of education, new equipment and technology and entertainment.

 

The 2018 Commodity Classic will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27 through Thursday, March 1 at the Anaheim Convention Center.  Pre-registration is closed, but Commodity Classic welcomes walk-in registration on-site in Anaheim for all three days or for …

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Commodity Classic Partners with Feeding America for Second Year
(Posted February 21st 2018 @ 11:20 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

Commodity Classic Partners with Feeding America for Second Year

 

Attendees Encouraged to Donate Online to Help Set the Table™ for a Hunger-Free America

 

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 21, 2018)— For the second year, Commodity Classic has selected Feeding America as its charity partner, providing farmers with an opportunity to help Set the Table™ for a hunger-free America.  Commodity Classic, the nation’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, will be held February 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.  Attendees as well as agricultural advocates across the nation are encouraged to donate to Feeding America during the event.

 

Feeding America works with …

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(Posted February 19th 2018 @ 8:30 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

Pre-Registration for 2018 Commodity Classic Closes February 21

One-Day and Full Registrations Available

 

ATTENTION NEWS DIRECTORS:  An audio cut is included with this release.  Suggested intro and transcript are included at the end of this news release.

 

There are only a few days left to pre-register for the 2018 Commodity Classic held Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.   The deadline for pre-registration is Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. 

 

Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show.  The 2018 event will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center. 

 

Both full registrations and one-day registrations are …

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USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Confirmed as Keynote Speaker at 2018 Commodity Classic
(Posted February 14th 2018 @ 8:56 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Confirmed as Keynote Speaker at 2018 Commodity Classic

 

NOTE TO EDITORS & NEWS DIRECTORS:  A photo of Secretary Perdue is attached.  A suggested cutline is included at the end of this release.

 

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker during the General Session at the 2018 Commodity Classic held Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif. The General Session is scheduled for Wednesday morning, Feb. 28 at 9:00 a.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center. 

 

Secretary Perdue is expected to share his vision for the U.S. Department of Agriculture including his …

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World Classic Rockers to Perform for Commodity Classic Evening of Entertainment
(Posted February 9th 2018 @ 8:40 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

World Classic Rockers to Perform for Commodity Classic Evening of Entertainment

 

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Santana. Lynyrd Skynrd.  Journey.  Boston.  Steppenwolf.  The Evening of Entertainment at the 2018 Commodity Classic will be rocking with classic rock hits, performed by the artists that first made them famous as World Classic Rockers take the stage. 

 

The Evening of Entertainment at the 2018 Commodity Classic on Thursday, March 1 puts the cherry on top of America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. Commodity Classic will be held Feb. …

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(Posted February 5th 2018 @ 11:20 AM by: Beth Musgrove)


 

ATTENTION NEWS DIRECTORS:  An audio cut is included with this release.  Suggested intro and transcript are included at the end of this news release.

 

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 2018 Commodity Classic will be held February 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.  Attendees can register for all three days or register for one day only. 

 

Attendee surveys indicate that networking with other farmers is a highly …

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(Posted February 1st 2018 @ 8:00 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

Attendees at the 2018 Commodity Classic February 27-March 1, in Anaheim, California will have the opportunity to hear from a wide range of well-known speakers on the Main Stage, presented by Commodity Classic and Successful Farming®.  The Main Stage is located right on the trade show floor and offers a robust schedule of educational programs, demonstrations and panel discussions.

 

The Tuesday line-up on the Main Stage includes:

 

  • Al Kluis, editor of Successful Farming®, on the future of commodity prices in 2018
  • Ag PhD’s Hefty brothers discussing soybean weed control
  • A panel featuring high-yield farmers discussing their agronomic …

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Commodity Classic General Session Features
(Posted January 29th 2018 @ 8:00 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

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During the General Session held on Wednesday morning, attendees at the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Calif. will hear the amazing story of the harrowing U.S. Army mission that was recounted in the movie “Blackhawk Down.”  Commodity Classic takes place Feb. 27-March 1.

 

The General Session is one of the most popular events at Commodity Classic.  Comedian Mark Mayfield returns to the stage, along with commodity organization leaders, for a discussion of the hottest issues facing our nation’s corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum …

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(Posted January 22nd 2018 @ 12:30 PM by: Beth Musgrove)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

For More Information, contact:

Mark Lambert, NCGA, lambert@ncga.com,314-210-6138
Jordan Bright, ASA, jbright@soy.org, 314-754-1344
Caitlin Eannello, NAWG, ceannello@wheatworld.org, 202-547-7800
Jennifer Blackburn NSP, jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com, 806-749-3478
John Rozum, AEM, jrozum@aem.org, 414-274-0647

 

January 29 Last Chance to Avoid Late Registration Fees for Commodity Classic

Hotel Group Rates Also Guaranteed Through January 29

 

Only a few days remain to take advantage of standard registration fees for the 2018 Commodity Classic to be held Feb. 27-March 1, in Anaheim, California. The last day regular registration fees are in effect is Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Late registration fees will …

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Commodity Classic Offers Wide Range of Unique Anaheim Area Tours
(Posted January 17th 2018 @ 8:30 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

Midweek Schedule for Commodity Classic Provides Opportunity to Add a Weekend of Sightseeing

 

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Attendees at the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Calif., can make their experience even more memorable by signing up for one or more of the fascinating tours available during the event. These optional tours provide the opportunity to discover even more about the history, attractions and culture of southern California—and this year’s tour schedule is among the most varied ever offered.

 

In addition, this year’s Commodity Classic is scheduled for …

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Commodity Classic Trade Show Features 360+ Exhibitors; Wide Array of Equipment, Technology & Innovation
(Posted January 11th 2018 @ 9:10 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

NOTE TO EDITORS/NEWS DIRECTORS Audio cuts are included with this release. See suggested intros and transcript at the end of the release.

A photo and cutline are also included with this release.

 

ST. LOUIS, MO (January 11, 2018)—With a trade show featuring more than 360 exhibitors commanding nearly 2,000 booth spaces, Commodity Classic attendees are strongly encouraged to wear comfortable shoes!

 

The 2018 Commodity Classic, the nation’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, will be held Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.  The trade show is open all three days.

 

“The farmers who attend Commodity Classic are …

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2018 Commodity Classic Boasts Impressive Schedule of Educational Sessions
(Posted January 8th 2018 @ 8:50 AM by: Beth Musgrove)

2018 Commodity Classic Boasts Impressive Schedule of Educational Sessions

 

ATTENTION NEWS DIRECTORS & EDITORS: Audio cuts are included with this release.  Suggested intros and transcripts are included at the end of this news release.

We have also included a photo and cutline.

 

 

Education is a hallmark of Commodity Classic and this year’s schedule is one of the most robust in recent memory.

 

The 2018 Commodity Classic will be held Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.  Attendees can register for all three days or register for one day only. 

 

Gerry Hayden, a Kentucky farmer and co-chair …

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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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