Events

Commodity Classic Holds Planning Meeting for 2019

Planning for next year’s Commodity Classic is already in full-swing. The Commodity Classic Joint Venture Committee and Affiliate Council met with the Commodity Classic Corporate Planning Council in Orlando last week to recap the 2018 show and kick-off planning for 2019. The Corporate Planning council is comprised of Commodity Classic Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors. … Read More »

2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim Attracts Over 8,000

More than 8,000 farmers, agriculture leaders and ag advocates converged on the Anaheim Convention Center to Grow Beyond as the 2018 Commodity Classic took place Feb. 27-Mar.1 in California. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. Preliminary numbers are out – this year brought 8,055 registered attendees including a record number … Read More »

ASA Celebrates Successful 2018 Soy Social & Auction

The American Soybean Association (ASA) appreciates all of the supporters who celebrated the annual Soy Social and Auction at the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim. The auction theme was Catch the Wave, and it offered a wide variety of items for participants to bid on, including jewelry, electronics, a John Deere Gator, lease hours on a … Read More »

ASA, BASF Award Iowa Student with 2018 Soy Scholarship

McKenna Nielsen, of Audubon, Iowa, received the 2018-19 Soy Scholarship award, sponsored by BASF and the American Soybean Association (ASA). The scholarship is a $5,000 award presented to an exceptional high school senior who excels in both academics and in leadership roles, and plans to pursue a degree in an agriculture-related field at an accredited … Read More »

ASA Honors Warren Stemme with Outstanding State Volunteer Award

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recognized Warren Stemme, from Chesterfield, Mo., with its Outstanding State Volunteer Award at its annual awards banquet during the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Calif. The Outstanding Volunteer Award recognizes the dedication and exemplary contributions of volunteers with at least three years of volunteer service in any area of their … Read More »

ASA Honors Ray Gaesser with Distinguished Leadership Award

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recognized Ray Gaesser, from Corning, Iowa, with its Distinguished Leadership Award at its annual awards banquet during the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Calif. The Distinguished Leadership Award recognizes a soybean grower or association staff leader whose leadership has strengthened the national or state association, enhanced soy-related policy efforts and … Read More »

Webinar on Using Data to Benchmark Your Farming Operation Available on SoyGrowers.com

If you missed the webinar on Monday, you can still check it out on the ASA website! The free webinar, titled Using Data to Benchmark Your Farming Operation, was led by Joe Luck, Ph.D., at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and may be viewed here. Data collection, analysis and benchmarking are essential to achieving and sustaining … Read More »

Register Onsite for Commodity Classic

Online pre-registration is now closed for Commodity Classic, but attendees can still register onsite starting on Monday in Anaheim. The 2018 Commodity Classic is at the Anaheim Convention Center. The schedule includes a robust line-up of educational sessions on a wide range of current and relevant topics and issues. Commodity Classic also boasts a huge trade show, … Read More »

Commodity Classic Partners with Feeding America for Second Year

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 Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.  Attendees as well as agricultural advocates across … Read More »

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

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 a.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center. Perdue is expected to share his vision for the U.S. … Read More »