2018 Commodity Classic

The 2018 Commodity Classic is known as the largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. This year Anaheim, CA took the honors of hosting the event held Feb. 27 – March 1, 2018. The organizers American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers and Association of Equipment Manufacturers welcomed growers to ‘Grow Beyond.’

This virtual newsroom will include press conferences, interviews, general session, including audio from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s first appearance at Classic since being confirmed.

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.


2018 Commodity Classic Photo Album


Commodity Classic Opens Next Week in AnaheimClassic interview with Chris Novak, NCGA

Sonny Day at Commodity Classic
Secretary Perdue Speech
Secretary Perdue Press Conference
Secretary Perdue Main Stage Town Hall

NCGA, ASA, NAWG, NSP, AEM President Comments: President Panel - General Session

Sen. Cruz Allows Bill Northey Confirmation
NCGA Classic press conference
Gaggle with RFA CEO Bob Dinneen
Interview with John Fuher, Growth Energy

Panel Discusses Broadband Connectivity at Classic: Panelist: Bill Hurley, AGCO Corp.; Darryl Matthews, Trimble Ag; Brandon Hunnicutt, Nebraska corn/soybean grower; Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse Communications; Dan Danford, Case IH: AEM Ag Executive Panel

Ag Innovations Honored at Commodity Classic
Interview with Mark Burns, Case IH
Interview with Matt Badding, John Deere
Interview with Bartley Walker, Pacific Ag Rentals

USFRA Hosted Food Evolution Director: Interview with Scott Hamilton Kennedy, Food Evolution Director

Enogen® Premiums Will Top $100 Million in 2018: Interview with Chris Tingle, Syngenta

Krysta Harden introduces Corteva during Classic general sessionKrysta Harden, Corteva

USFRA Launches engAGe App to Help Advocate Online: USFRA EngAGe App Tutorial

Biological Products Coming Up Big for Agriculture: Interview with Timac Agro

Press Conferences

Secretary Sonny Perdue Press Conference

National Corn Growers Association Press Conference

American Soybean Association Press Conference

National Sorghum Producers Press Conference

Monsanto Press Conference

SCN Coalition Press Conference

National Association of Wheat Growers Press Conference

Syngenta Press Conference

AEM Press Conference

Press Conferences