News Release

CBOT Hosts Media Briefing After June 30 USDA Acreage Report

Fri Jun 23 2006

June 19, 2006



CBOT to Host Media Briefing Following June 30

 USDA 2006 Acreage Report


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) Acreage Report.

                   The panel will include Jim Bower, Owner and President of Bower Trading, Inc., Joe Victor Vice President/Marketing Allendale Inc., and Greg Soulje Agricultural Meteorologist, RFD-TV's This Week In Agri-Business.

WHEN:         Friday, June 30, 2006, at 8:15 a.m. CST

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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.

The crop report press briefing will also be available on the CBOT website –

CONTACT:    For those interested in attending in person, please RSVP to Adam Carter, CBOT Communications at (312) 435-3626 or

Corporate Communications

+1 312 930 3434