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Agricultural Advisory Committee

  • Meeting of the CFTC’s Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Three Lafayette Centre
    1155 21st Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20581

    August 5, 2010



    9:00 - 9:15 a.m. (EDT)


    ICE Futures U.S. Cotton No. 2 Contract

    • Market Fundamentals, Cotton Report and Informa Study (9:15-9:35)

    Marshall Horn, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC
    Tom Farley
    , ICE Futures US

    • Reactions (9:35-9:55)

    Jordan Lea, 2009 Memorandum on Delivery Points, A Report to the American Cotton Shippers Association, Eastern Trading Company
    John Barrett
    , Cotton and Grain Farmer
    Woods Eastland
    , Staplcotn

    • Questions and Discussion (9:55-10:20)


    Wheat Convergence

    • Market Fundamentals and Historical Background (10:20-10:35)

    David Amato, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC
    Nicole Aulerich
    , Office of the Chief Economist, CFTC

    • Reactions (10:35-11:00)

    David Lehman, CME Group
    Jeffrey C. Borchardt
    , Kansas City Board of Trade
    Steven K. Campbell, Louis Dreyfus Commodities

    • Questions and Discussion (11:00-11:25)


    (5 Minute Break)


    Livestock Price Reporting

    • Market Fundamentals and Price Reporting (11:30-11:55)

    Harry Hild, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC
    Jay Johnson
    , Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Admin., USDA
    Warren Preston, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA

    • Reactions (11:55-12:15)

    Paul Peterson, CME Group
    Don Close
    , Texas Cattle Feeders Association
    Neil Dierks
    , National Pork Producers Council

    • Questions and Discussion (12:15-12:35)


    Other Business and Closing Remarks (12:35-1:00)


    Donald Heitman, Agriculture and the Dodd-Frank Bill, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC

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