News Release

CBOT to Host Media Briefing Following June 29 USDA 2007 Crop Report

Mon Jun 25 2007


CBOT to Host Media Briefing Following June 29
USDA 2007 Crop Report (Acreage)

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 Acreage Report.

The panel will include:

  • Brian Basting, Commodity Research Analyst for Advance Trading
  • Greg Wagner, Director, Marketing Risk Management for Horizon Ag Strategies

Panelists may discuss: the report’s impact on the potential volatility of corn, soybean and soybean product prices; the impact of corn acreage planted and projected stocks of corn, wheat and soybeans; the acreage of corn in relation to the ethanol market; and the report’s potential impact on consumer prices. 

WHEN:         Friday, June 29, 2007, at 8:15 a.m. CST

LISTEN to CBOT Crop Report here

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

Media is 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 CBOT Communications, either Jordan Mandelberg, (312) 341-3120 or or Debbie Baratz, (312) 435-3625 or

Corporate Communications

+1 312 930 3434