The Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the National Corn Growers Association and the American Soybean Association announced this week that Commodity Classic and the AG CONNECT Expo and Summit will be held in collaboration with one another beginning in 2016.

Classic is a joint venture of the National Corn Growers Association and American Soybean Association, with the National Association of Wheat Growers and the National Sorghum Producers participating as affiliates.

AG CONNECT is owned by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

The 2014 and 2015 Commodity Classics will go on as planned, with the first joint show scheduled for March 3 to 5, 2016, in New Orleans. More about the new venture is available at