2012 Commodity Classic News

Thank you for visiting NAWG’s 2012 Commodity Classic information hub!

The 2012 Classic was held Feb. 29 through March 3, 2012, at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tenn.

Please direct any questions to Melissa George Kessler, NAWG’s director of communications, at 202-386-2585 or mkessler (at) wheatworld.org.

Wheat News from the 2012 Classic

News: NAWG Wraps Up Meetings Amid Record Settling Classic Crowd

News: Younggren Elected NAWG President (March 3, 2012)

Audio: NAWG Policy Committee Reports (posted in NAWG’s audio gallery on March 3, 2012)

Audio: Conversation with Wheat Breeder and NWIC Chairman Brett Carver at the Wheat Industry Booth (March 3, 2012)

News: Wheat Booth Asks: Do You Know the Six Classes of Wheat? (March 3, 2012)

News: Commodity Classic Organizations Outline 2012 Farm Bill Priorities (March 1, 2012)

News: 03-01-12 NAWG Quick Update (March 1, 2012)

News: BASF, NAWG Foundation Establish Minore Scholarship (Feb. 29, 2012)

News: Wheat Growers Head to 2012 Commodity Classic (Feb. 28, 2012)

Audio: NAWG CEO Dana Peterson Previews the 2012 Commodity Classic (Feb. 27, 2012)

Photos: Photos are available through NAWG’s Twitter feed or at NAWG’s Facebook page.

Wheat Events at the 2012 Classic

A schedule of NAWG-specific events at the 2012 Classic is here.

Information for the media who covered the events at the 2012 Classic is here.

More is available on NAWG’s Twitter feed or at NAWG’s Facebook page.


Commodity Classic is the annual convention and trade show of the wheat, corn, soybeans and sorghum industries, and a place for much of the agriculture community to gather and discuss everything from the latest equipment and technology to pressing policy issues. Classic has been NAWG’s annual meeting since 2007.