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Schwab to Give Keynote Address at Commodity Classic

The U.S. Trade Representative is scheduled to speak at the March 1-3 event in Tampa, Fla.

The 2007 Commodity Classic General Session will feature a keynote address by U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab.

The event, which takes place March 1-3 in Tampa, Fla., will bring together American Soybean Association President Rick Ostlie, National Corn Growers AssociationPresident Ken McCauley and National Association of Wheat Growers President Dale Schuler. In a roundtable hosted by U.S. Farm Report's John Phipps, the presidents will discuss strategies for communicating agriculture's success stories to the American public.

"Trade issues are vitally important to agriculture, and we are interested in hearing Ambassador Schwab's update on the Doha negotiations and the potential effects on our ability to trade and our future farm programs," Schuler says.

The General Session will take place at on Friday, March 2. For more information and to register, visit

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