News Release

Media Advisory--CBOT to Host Crop Report Media Briefing August 11

Wed Aug 09 2006


CBOT to Host Media Briefing Following August 11
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 Richard Feltes, Senior Vice President and Director of Commodity Research at Man Financial; Greg Soulje, Agricultural Meteorologist; and Joe Victor, Vice President of Marketing for Allendale Inc.

WHEN:   Friday, August 11, 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 theCBOT CROP REPORT.

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

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

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