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 the current economic downturn for all commodities:


3-3 Wesley Spurlock 1            :39            …”healthy.”


Regarding building demand, Spurlock had this on the trade situation:


3-3 Wesley Spurlock 2            :32        …”of the world.”


Spurlock explains why trade is so important to the American farmer:


3-3 Wesley Spurlock 3            :31            …”the world.”


President of National Corn Growers, Wesley Spurlock of Spearman, Texas.


A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.