Deere – Making Good Farms Better from #Classic17

Kelly Marshall

John Deere’s passion for making good farms even better is evident with their commitment to Commodity Classic and the farmers from across the country who take in the event each year. “Commodity Classic is one of the greatest trade show to be at because we have such great growers that attend. Corn growers, soybean growers, wheat and sorghum come and …

Agribusiness, Commodity Classic, Equipment, John Deere, Video

#Classic17 Hears From House Ag Committee Chair

Kelly Marshall

Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture Mike Conaway spoke to attendees of Commodity Classic in San Antonio, taking the traditional time slot  of the as yet unconfirmed Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue.  His remarks focuses on the upcoming Agriculture Bill. “I am committed– driven, quite frankly– to get the farm bill done on time,” Conaway emphasized. Having the rules of …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Farm Bill, Government

StollerUSA High-Yielders Impress #Classic17

Kelly Marshall

Attendees of this year’s Commodity Classic are in San Antonio, Texas this week to learn – and who better to learn from than Stoller‘s panel of top yielding farmers. The Stoller “Break Through Yield Barriers” session not only asked panelists to share about their operations, it also invited the packed crowd to participate by texting answers to poll questions during …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, StollerUSA, yields

Classic to Hear from Chair of House Committee on Ag

Kelly Marshall

U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway, chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, will give an address at Commodity Classic on Friday, March 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Conaway represents 29 counties in the 11th congressional district of Texas– his native state. He also serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Premanent Select Committee on Intelligence. “We are …

Ag Group, Commodity Classic

Commodity Classic Features Wide Range of Topics

Kelly Marshall

There will be plenty going on for those attending the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas on March 2-4.  As the largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, the Classic features a wide variety of educational opportunities, and with the newly published schedule, now you can see exactly what’s being offered in the Learning Centers. “Learning Center presentations are selected …

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Commodity Classic Early Bird Registration Ends Soon!

Kelly Marshall

Just a quick reminder that the early bird registration discount for the 2017 Commodity Classic will expire in just a few days!  Thursday, January 12, 2017 will be the last day to take advantage of the lower price.  Member of the National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers, and Association of Equipment Manufacturers …

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SoyPAC Social at Classic

Kelly Marshall

The American Soybean Association (ASA) SoyPAC invites members to the Soy Social & Auction on March 2 at Commodity Classic in San Antonio. The dinner and the silent auction begin at 6:30 with the live auction starting at 7:30. Early registration for the event is available through midnight on Thursday, Feb. 23, the week before Classic, after that onsite registration …

Ag Group, ASA, Commodity Classic

Commodity Classic Registration Open

Kelly Marshall

Commodity Classic registration and housing reservations are now open online. Space is expected to fill up quickly, so participants are encouraged to make reservations as soon as possible. The upcoming event will be held in San Antonio, Texas on March 2-4, 2017. Events will be in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, including the Welcome Reception, General Session, Evening of …

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ASA Seeking Award Nominees

Lizzy Schultz

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is searching for several outstanding grower leaders for the 2017 ASA award and recognition program, and are seeking nominations for specific growers who go above and beyond for the soybean industry and amplify truly outstanding leadership. Three major awards and recognitions will be presented to these outstanding producers at the ASA Awards Banquet during the …

Ag Group, ASA, Award, Commodity Classic, Company Announcement, Farmers, GROWERS