Colorado Ag Classic

News
Dec 2, 2011
by WLJ

The seventh annual Colorado Ag Classic will be held Dec. 7-8 at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO. The Colorado Ag Classic is the joint convention of the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG), the Colorado Corn Growers Association (CCGA), Colorado Sunflower Administrative Committee, Colorado Sorghum Producers, Colorado Seed Growers Association, and Colorado Seed Industry Association.

The convention will begin on the evening of Dec. 7 with a legislative social, dinner, and an auction to benefit CAWG and CCGA’s state and national legislative efforts.

Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture John Sala zar will kick off the General Session on the morning of Dec. 8 followed by Hubert Hamer, chair of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Agricultural Statistic Board, who will speak on USDA reports, how they are estimated and compiled, and their influence on the markets.

The keynote speaker is Reva Bhalla of STRATFOR Global Intelligence. Bhalla will speak on the importance and influence of the global economy for Colorado farmers.

More information on Colorado Ag Classic registration, hotel costs and program details is available at www.coloradowheat.org or call 970-449- 6994. — WLJ

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