Jan 13, 2012  |  Today's News

An exclusive performance at the Grand Ole Opry awaits those attending the Evening of Entertainment at the 2012 Commodity Classic, March 3 in Nashville, Tennessee. Commodity Classic is the nation's largest farmer-led, farmer-focused conference and trade show, presented annually by the National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers.

“The Grand Ole Opry has launched country music careers and hosted entertainment icons,” said Commodity Classic co-chair Jeff Sollars. “This year Commodity Classic attendees are lucky to have the chance to visit the place that led the way for Nashville to become Music City.”

“The Opry’s rich legacy of showcasing legendary and rising talent is testament to the level of top entertainment attendees can look forward to experiencing,” said Commodity Classic co-chair Martin Barbre. “Unforgettable moments have happened on this most famous of country music stages, and you won’t want to risk missing this one.”

Since its humble beginning as a simple radio broadcast in 1925, the Grand Ole Opry has featured a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people make pilgrimages to Nashville to see the show live. Millions more tune in to Opry broadcasts on television, the radio and the Internet.

The Evening of Entertainment is generously sponsored by Monsanto.

Commodity Classic offers a wide range of learning and networking opportunities for growers and the agricultural industry in the areas of production, policy, marketing, management and stewardship, while providing state-of-the-art exhibits of the latest in equipment, technology and innovation. For more information, visit