Farmers who are planning to attend the annual Commodity Classic conference in Tampa will want to take advantage of the early registration discount.  The early bird deadline is January 20.  More details are available in the following press release:

ST. LOUIS (January 14, 2011)— Commodity Classic is less than two months away and growers are encouraged to take advantage of the lowest rate by registering before the early discount deadline of midnight, Jan. 20. Registering early will save attendees up to $50. To take advantage of the early registration discount, register now at
 Farmers attending Commodity Classic in Tampa this year are sure to benefit from a wide variety of educational sessions, networking opportunities and a trade show with over 850 booths displaying new agricultural products and practices.
 “This year’s theme is ‘Smooth Sailing’ because that’s what attendees will be doing in 2011 with the solid foundation they build after learning about the issues and advancements affecting growers this year,” saidCommodity Classic Co-Chair Charles Cannatella.“Growers who attend Commodity Classic can help set policy during association meetings, or see the latest equipment and services the market has to offer during the trade show.”
 Commodity Classic is now on Facebook – just search “Commodity Classic” and click the “Like” button to receive all the latest convention updates on your news feed. On Twitter, find Commodity Classic at Use the #Classic11 hashtag to follow and join in conversations already taking place about this can’t miss agricultural event.
 Commodity Classic, to be held March 3-5, in Tampa, Fla., is the premier convention and trade show of the U.S. corn, soybean, sorghum and wheat industries. The annual event brings growers together with key decision-makers in the agricultural industry and farmer leaders from around the country for a convention, top-notch educational sessions and a highly-praised trade show.
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