Record number of farmers attend 2020 Commodity Classic
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A record number of farmers converged on Texas for the 2020 Commodity Classic. Total farmers registered was 4,678 — the highest number in the show’s 24-year history, eclipsing the previous record of 4,595 set in 2016 in New Orleans. Total registrations of 9,350 was also second only to the New Orleans event.
Held Feb. 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas, the 2020 Commodity Classic featured dozens of educational sessions, a huge trade show with nearly 400 exhibitors, a keynote address by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, a concert performance by Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, policy meetings of the sponsoring commodity associations, a wide variety of presentations from well-known industry leaders and top farmers, and tours of area attractions.
Commodity Classic returns to San Antonio March 4-6, 2021, as the show celebrates its Silver Anniversary next year. For information, visit CommodityClassic.com.