Commodity Classic

2018 Farm Bill Topic at 2017 Commodity Classic

At the General Session of the 2017 Commodity Classic the farmer leaders of the commodity groups spoke to the audience on issues facing agriculture.  Ron Moore, President of the American Soybean Association discussed some of the things farmers would like

Commodity Leaders Speak in General Session

The current national farmer leaders spoke at the General Session of the 2017 Commodity Classic.  Each was asked what they felt the most important issues were for their particular commodity.  Wesley Spurlock, president of National Corn Growers Association spoke of

Free Trade Critical for Pork Industry

Recently, at the 2017 Commodity Classic, Stoller USA hosted an audience interactive grower panel with one of the nation’s top corn growers, Steve Albracht of Hart, Texas.  The Texas Plains are some of the most inhospitable growing conditions in the

Conaway: No More, No Less for 2018 Farm Bill

House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway discussed at length the upcoming farm bill process recently at the 2017 Commodity Classic General Session:   3-3 Conaway 7            :32                …”scheduled.”

House Ag Committee Chairman Reassures Producers

Recently,  at the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway was opening speaker at the General session.  Conaway addressed President Trump’s nominee for for Ag Secretary:   3-3 Conaway 1          

Conaway: Farm Bill Will be Done On Time

House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway used center stage at the 2017 Commodity Classic to talk about the SNAP program as it relates to 2018 Farm Bill negotiations:   3-3 Conaway 1a                :28

Breaking Through Yield Barriers

Ken Root, fellow farm broadcaster from Iowa moderated the panel entitled Break Through Yield Barriers; Production Practices for High-Yield Acres Nationwide. SFN’s Rhonda Garrison is there and spoke with Root about the panel:   3-2 Ken Root        

Rotation is the Key

Bayer is looking to 2018 for soybean production with several new varieties Monty Malone, Soybean agronomy lead for Bayer explains some of the soybean products and varieties that will be available for the 2018 growing season:   3-2 Monty Malone

Disease Shield Working for Corn

At the 2017 Commodity Classic Asgrow Dekalb was talking up their new Disease Shield products. Jessica Simmons, Asgrow Dekalb Marketing Manager explains the corn diseases involved:   3-2 Jessica Simmons             1:32   For more

Diverse Panel Shares Management Techniques & Practices at Commodity Classic

Two of the nation’s largest corn growers, David Hula from Charles City, Virginia, and Randy Dowdy from Valdosta, Georgia were in the audience Thursday at the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio listening to a panel of growers from Arkansas,