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Secretary Sonny Perdue at podium USDA photo by Tom Witham

Perdue to speak at Commodity Classic on March 1

Perdue is expected to share information on international trade, farm bill implementation and rural development.

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Commodity Classic, held Feb. 28-March 2 in Orlando, Fla. Perdue will speak during the General Session, which is open to registered event attendees and is 9 a.m. March 1 at the Orange County Convention Center.

Perdue is expected to share current news and perspectives from USDA, with topics including international trade, farm bill implementation, rural development and the role of agriculture in America’s food security and economic health.

The General Session will include comments from leaders of the five associations that present Commodity Classic each year: American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

The audience also will hear from Christine Cashen, who will deliver a fast-paced, funny program on handling conflict and reducing stress, as well as tips on life, love, work and happiness.

Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is a farmer-focused event with an emphasis on educational opportunities. It features educational sessions, a trade show, entertainment, speakers, and networking opportunities.

Detailed information on all educational sessions, the full Commodity Classic schedule and online registration are available at commodityclassic.com.  Attendees can register for all three days or choose one-day registration.

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