Date: Feb. 25 – March 2, 2018

Time: All day
Location: Anaheim, California

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. The National Association of Wheat Growers has made Classic its annual meeting since 2007.

2017 Commodity Classic Agenda

Sunday, February 25

1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. National Wheat Foundation Board Meeting

Monday, February 26

Optional Tours
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NAWG Committee Meetings
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
12:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. NCGA Issues Briefing, Open Forum and Policy Discussion
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ASA Resolutions Subcommittees Meetings
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. NCGA State Caucuses
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. NCGA CornPAC Auction & Hors d’Oeuvres Reception

Tuesday, February 27

Optional Tours
6:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Education: Early Riser Session
8:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. ASA State Caucuses
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. NCGA Corn Congress
8:00 a.m. – Noon NSP Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 a.m. – Noon NAWG Board of Directors Meeting
8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Education: Learning Center Session
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m Education: Mini What’s New Sessions
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Education: Learning Center Session
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Education: Mini What’s New Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Media Only Trade Show Preview
11:00 a.m. – noon ASA Open Policy Session
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Trade Show Grand Opening Ceremony
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Trade Show Open (with Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
Noon –  4:30 p.m. Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. National Wheat Yield Contest Cocktail Reception
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ASA Soy Social & Auction
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. NAWG President’s Reception & WheatPAC Auction

Wednesday, February 28

Optional Tours
6:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Education: Early Riser Session
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. National Corn Yield Contest State Award Winners Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. General Session
11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Trade Show Open (with Lunch 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Education: Learning Center Sessions
12:30 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.   Education:  What’s New Sessions
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. NCGA Awards Banquet
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ASA Awards Banquet
8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. NSP PAC Casino Night & Auction

Thursday, March 1

Optional Tours
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Education: Early Riser Session
7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Education: Learning Center Sessions
8:30 a.m. – Noon Trade Show Open (with Morning Snack 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.)
8:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor
9:30 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Education: What’s New Sessions
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Closing Learning Center Session
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. NCGA Corn Congress
1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. ASA Voting Delegates Session
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Worship Service
8:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. Evening of Entertainment

Friday, March 2

Optional Tours