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(Posted Jun. 23rd 2021 at 7:30 PM by: Commodity Classic)

Commodity Classic Offers Exhibitors Unique Opportunities to Reach Producers Through Education

July 8 Deadline to Submit Proposals for Learning Centers

 

ST. LOUIS, MO (June 22, 2021) — Commodity Classic, America’s largest farmer-led agricultural and educational experience, returns to New Orleans March 10-12, 2022. As thousands of America’s top producers flock to The Big Easy, exhibitors and agrimarketers will showcase their brands and provide information, new technology, and innovative strategies at the three-day event.

 

Outstanding education is a hallmark of Commodity Classic. Farmers consistently report that one of the top reasons they attend the event is to …

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(Posted Jun. 23rd 2021 at 7:25 PM by: Commodity Classic)

2022 Commodity Classic Schedule Announced

Exhibitor Applications Being Accepted for Nearly Sold-Out Trade Show

 

ST. LOUIS, MO (June 22, 2021) — Plans for the 2022 Commodity Classic are well underway as America’s largest farmer-led agricultural and educational experience returns to New Orleans March 10-12, 2022.
 

The preliminary schedule for the 2022 Commodity Classic can be found online at https://commodityclassic.com/2022-schedule. The schedule highlights tentative dates and times for the dozens of educational sessions, presentations, and special events.

 

“We’re excited for Commodity Classic to be back and in-person again in New Orleans,” said Gary Porter, …

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(Posted May. 5th 2021 at 9:50 PM by: Commodity Classic)

For more information, contact:
 

Julie Busse, NCGA, busse@ncga.com, 309-338-4113

Jordan Bright, ASA, jbright@soy.org, 314-754-1344

Mariah Wollweber, NAWG, mwollweber@wheatworld.org, 202-547-7800

Jennifer Blackburn, NSP, jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com, 806-749-3478

Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122  
 

 

Commodity Classic Recognized in

Trade Show Executive Magazine for Significant Growth

 

ST. LOUIS, MO (May 6, 2021) - Commodity Classic was recently honored in four different categories in Trade Show Executive Magazine where the trade …

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(Posted Apr. 30th 2021 at 1:15 PM by: Commodity Classic)

For more information, contact:

 

Julie Busse, NCGA, busse@ncga.com, 309-338-4113

Jordan Bright, ASA, jbright@soy.org, 314-754-1344
Mariah Wollweber, NAWG, mwollweber@wheatworld.org, 202-547-7800

Jennifer Blackburn, NSP, jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com, 806-749-3478

Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122  
 

 

2022 Commodity Classic Show Floor Opens Monday, May 10

Trade Show Space Nearly Sold Out

 

ST. LOUIS (April 30, 2021) - The 2022 Commodity Classic trade show floor opens to new exhibitors at 10:00 a.m. Central on Monday, May 10. The show, recently awarded one of the top …

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(Posted Mar. 8th 2021 at 11:10 AM by: Commodity Classic)

For more information, contact:
 
Liz Friedlander, NCGA, friedlander@ncga.com, 202-997-8427
Jordan Bright, ASA, jbright@soy.org, 314-754-1344
Josh Tonsager, jtonsager@wheatworld.org, 202-547-7800
Jennifer Blackburn, NSP, jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com, 806-749-3478
Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122

 

 Registration Deadline is Friday, March 12

 

ST. LOUIS (March 8, 2021) — Farmers and other agricultural advocates who were unable to participate in the 2021 Special Edition of Commodity Classic can still take advantage of the more than 50 educational sessions that were offered during last week’s online event.  Every session …

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(Posted Mar. 8th 2021 at 10:05 AM by: Commodity Classic)

For more information, contact:
 
Liz Friedlander, NCGA, friedlander@ncga.com, 202-997-8427
Jordan Bright, ASA, jbright@soy.org, 314-754-1344
Josh Tonsager, jtonsager@wheatworld.org, 202-547-7800
Jennifer Blackburn, NSP, jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com, 806-749-3478
Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122

 

ST. LOUIS (March 5, 2021) — The 2021 Special Edition of Commodity Classic concluded Friday afternoon with a keynote address from USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. Vilsack’s comments put the final touches on three-and-one-half days of outstanding education, presentations from top agricultural experts and personalities, and networking between farmers and the companies with which they do …

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(Posted Feb. 18th 2021 at 2:45 PM by: Commodity Classic)

For more information, contact:
 
Liz Friedlander, NCGA, friedlander@ncga.com, 202-997-8427
Jordan Bright, ASA, jbright@soy.org, 314-754-1344
Josh Tonsager, jtonsager@wheatworld.org, 202-547-7800
Jennifer Blackburn, NSP, jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com, 806-749-3478
Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122

 

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ST. LOUIS, MO (February 22, 2021)— Commodity Classic’s pivot from a live show—originally scheduled to take place in San Antonio— to a digital online format has created some unique opportunities, according to the two farmers who are co-chairing the 2021 Special Edition of Commodity …

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(Posted Feb. 16th 2021 at 2:55 PM by: Commodity Classic)

For more information, contact:
 
Liz Friedlander, NCGA, friedlander@ncga.com, 202-997-8427
Jordan Bright, ASA, jbright@soy.org, 314-754-1344
Josh Tonsager, jtonsager@wheatworld.org, 202-547-7800
Jennifer Blackburn, NSP, jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com, 806-749-3478
Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122

 

ST. LOUIS (February 16, 2021) — What do the next 20 years look like in American agriculture?  Attendees at the 2021 Special Edition of Commodity Classic will have the opportunity to hear some of the top executives in agribusiness answer that question.

 

Three Executive Roundtables will be held during the 2021 Special Edition of …

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(Posted Feb. 9th 2021 at 10:05 AM by: Commodity Classic)

For more information, contact:
 

Liz Friedlander, NCGA, friedlander@ncga.com, 202-997-8427
Jordan Bright, ASA, jbright@soy.org, 314-754-1344
Josh Tonsager, jtonsager@wheatworld.org, 202-547-7800
Jennifer Blackburn, NSP, jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com, 806-749-3478
Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122

 

 

Online Event Features 50+ Educational Sessions

 

ST. LOUIS (February 9, 2021)—The tentative schedule for the 2021 Special Edition of Commodity Classic has been announced. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s event is being presented digitally on March 2-5, 2021.  The 2021 Commodity Classic, originally scheduled for San Antonio, Texas, in early …

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(Posted Jan. 27th 2021 at 4:10 PM by: Commodity Classic)

Online Experience Scheduled for March 2-5, 2021

Registration is FREE for first 5,000 Farmers!

 

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
Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122

 

ST. LOUIS, MO (January 27, 2021)— Registration for the 2021 Special Edition of Commodity Classic is now open at CommodityClassic.com. The 2021 Commodity Classic will be delivered digitally March 2-5, 2021.

 

The …

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(Posted Oct. 30th 2020 at 7:00 AM by: Commodity Classic)

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Cathryn Wojicki (NCGA) 636.733.5531

Wendy Brannen (ASA)  wbrannen@soy.org

Sandra Mason (AEM) 920.342.4405

 

 

In-Person 2021 Event Will Not Take Place Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

 

ST. LOUIS, MO (October 30, 2020)— Commodity Classic has announced it will transition its annual conference and trade show, originally scheduled for March 4-6, 2021, in San Antonio, Tex., to an alternative digital format. The change was necessary due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The new format is expected to be offered the first week in March 2021.

 

“This is about doing the right thing …

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(Posted Mar. 5th 2020 at 10:20 AM by: Commodity Classic)

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
Sandra Mason, AEM, smason@aem.org, 414-298-4122
 
ST. LOUIS, MO (March 2, 2020)—A record number of farmers converged on Texas last week for the 2020 Commodity Classic.  Total farmers registered was 4,678—the highest number in the show’s 24-year history, eclipsing the previous record of 4,595 set in 2016 in New Orleans.  Total registrations of 9,350 was also second only to the New Orleans event.

 

Held …

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