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Mar 5, 2021

Special Digital Edition of Commodity Classic Concludes After a Successful Week

Author: Dave Buchhholz

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 business.   The online event took place March 2-5 and attracted nearly 6,000 attendees from 49 states and 24 countries, with more than 4,000 farms represented.  Commodity Classic, which celebrated its 25thanniversary in 2021, pivoted to a digital event this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.     “This Special Edition of Commodity Classic was truly special,” said Brad Doyle, an Arkansas soybean farmer and co-chair of the 2021 Commodity Classic. “We had more educational sessions and presentations than ever before.  It was great seeing the enthusiasm and engagement of thousands of farmers from across the nation and around the...

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