Release Number 8628-22

The Agricultural Advisory Committee Announces Agenda for December 7 Meeting

November 30, 2022

— The Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) today released the agenda for its public meeting that will be held on December 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (EST) at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. Chairman Rostin Behnam is the sponsor of the AAC.

At the meeting, the AAC will focus on topics related to the agricultural economy, including geopolitical and sustainability issues, as well as recent developments in the agricultural derivatives markets. The AAC will also address procedural matters, including topics of discussion on a forward-looking basis.

“The Commission remains committed to maintaining the integrity of our agricultural derivatives markets to ensure that farmers and ranchers, as well as other market participants across the agribusiness supply chain, can continue to rely on our markets for risk management and price discovery,” said Chairman Behnam. “I look forward to members of the Committee sharing their views on issues of importance to the agricultural markets with the Commission.”

See the detailed agenda here.


Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting



CFTC Headquarters (Conference Center)

Three Lafayette Center

1155 21st Street N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20581


*Virtual instructions below



Wednesday, December 7, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. (EST)


Viewing/Listening Instructions: To access the live meeting feed, use the dial-in numbers below or stream on A live feed can also be streamed through the CFTC’s YouTube channel. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation, if applicable. Materials presented at the meeting, if any, will be made on



Domestic Toll-Free Numbers:


Domestic Toll Numbers:

833 435 1820 or 833 568 8864



1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666 or +1 551 285 1373 or +1 669 216 1590

International Numbers:

International Numbers

Webinar ID:



161 934 5640



Members of the public may submit public comments in connection with the meeting, identified by “Agricultural Advisory Committee” by December 14, 2022. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the CFTC Comments Online process. Statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on If you are unable to submit comments online, contact Brigitte Weyls ([email protected]), to discuss alternate means of submitting your comments.

The meeting agenda may change to accommodate other AAC priorities. For agenda updates and more information about this advisory committee, including its members, visit AAC.

Seating for the public may be limited due to the Centers for Disease Control’s COVID-19 Community Level, which may require facilitating physical distancing to avoid overcrowding and additional restrictions. People requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Brigitte Weyls ([email protected]).

There are five active Advisory Committees overseen by the CFTC. They were created to provide advice and recommendations to the Commission on a variety of regulatory and market issues that affect the integrity and competitiveness of U.S. markets. These committees facilitate communication between the Commission and market participants, other regulators, and academics. The views, opinions, and information expressed by the Advisory Committees are solely those of the respective Advisory Committee and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commission, its staff, or the U.S. government.