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Feb 25, 2009
A team of Farm Journal Media editors are attending the 2009 Commodity Classic in Grapevine, TX.
You can find an updated listing of news, photos and videos from the events here.
The official show will kick off tomorrow, but here's what has happened so far.
Slideshow: Setting the Scene for the 2009 Commodity Classic
Here's a preview of Commodity Classic 2009.
Illinois Calls for Soy Cooperation
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) has passed a resolution it will present this week at the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) annual meeting in Grapevine, Texas.
Media Blitz Forces USSF Formation
A major point of contention that has been building between the American Soybean Association (ASA) and the United Soybean Board (USB) is the continued media campaign since ASA’s call for the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to conduct an investigation of USB activities.
Where Land Values Are Headed
Farmland values have begun to soften slightly in most parts of the United States, says Murray Wise, chief executive officer, Westchester Group, one of the leading agricultural asset managers in the United States.
Ag is an Economic Engine
The rest of the economy may be singing the blues, but don’t count agriculture out. David Kohl, Virginia Tech professor emeritus of agricultural finance and small business management and entrepreneurship, sees agriculture as a bright spot on the economic horizon.
Commodity Classic Coverage on AgWeb
AgWeb is your Commodity Classic headquarters. You’ll find daily updates, news and reports from the event, courtesy of Farm Journal Media staff.
Commodity Classic Schedule
The 2009 Commodity Classic kicks off on Wednesday, Feb. 25 in Grapevine, Texas. Here’s a tentative line-up for the event.