Archer Daniels Midland Company to Release Second Quarter Results on January 31, 2006

January 19, 2006

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) will release financial results for its second quarter before the markets open on Tuesday, January 31, 2006. The Company will host a conference call and audio Web cast at 8 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on Tuesday, January 31, 2006 to discuss financial results and provide a Company update.

To listen to the call via the Internet go to: A replay of the Web cast will be available on the ADM World Web site.

To listen by phone, dial 800-261-3417 or 617-614-3673; the access code is 69620120. Digital replay of the call will be available beginning on January 31, 2006 from 10 a.m. CST and ending on February 7, 2006. To access this replay, dial 888-286-8010 or 617-801-6888 and enter access code: 84984942.

About ADM

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is a world leader in agricultural processing. ADM is one of the world's largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa. ADM is also a leader in the production of soy meal and oil, ethanol, corn sweeteners and flour. In addition, ADM produces value-added food and feed ingredients. Headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, ADM has over 25,000 employees, more than 250 processing plants and net sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2005 of $35.9 billion. Additional information can be found on ADM's Web site at

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