News Release

Media Advisory--CBOT to Host Media Briefing Following Oct. 12 Crop Report

Tue Oct 10 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY

CBOT to Host Media Briefing Following October 12
USDA 2006 Crop Production Report and World Agricultural
Supply & Demand Estimates

WHAT: The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT®) invites media to attend a briefing/panel analysis to discuss the results of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Crop Production Report and World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates.                                   

The panel will include Jim Bower, President of Bower, Trading, Inc.; Jerry Gidel, President of Midland Research, Inc.; Don Roose, President of U.S. Commodities, Inc.; and John Welsh, Senior Vice President of Peregrine Financial Group.

WHEN:  Thursday, October 12, 2006, at 8:15 a.m. CST

LOCATION:   Chicago Board of Trade, Agricultural Trading Floor, 141 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL

Journalists are also welcome to participate in the briefing via teleconference by dialing (800) 860-2442 approximately 15 minutes prior to the briefing.  International callers please dial (412) 858-4600. Callers should say they are calling in for the CBOT CROP REPORT.

CONTACT: For those interested in attending in person, please RSVP to Jennifer Rook, CBOT Communications at (312) 435-3625 or jrook1@cbot.com.

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