During the General Session held on Wednesday morning, attendees at the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Calif. will hear the amazing story of the harrowing U.S. Army mission that was recounted in the movie “Blackhawk Down.” Commodity Classic takes place Feb. 27-March 1.
The General Session is one of the most popular events at Commodity Classic. Comedian Mark Mayfield returns to the stage, along with commodity organization leaders, for a discussion of the hottest issues facing our nation’s corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum farmers. Additionally, there will be an update from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has also been invited to present.
The General Session concludes with an appearance by Keni Thomas, a staff sergeant with the Army 3rd Ranger Battalion who was deployed to Mogadishu, Somalia in 1993 as part of the elite special operations package Task Force Ranger